Old Agency Site

Old Agency Site (HM2EJM)

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N 48° 25.749', W 112° 41.94'

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In 1879, the Blackfeet agency was moved to this site from a previous site south of here to encourage the Blackfeet to take up farming. Old Agency was also the site of where over 600 Blackfeet starved to death, which is known as "The Starvation Winter Site." The agency was moved to Browning in 1895.
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HM NumberHM2EJM
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Placed ByBlackfeet Nation
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Date Added Monday, February 25th, 2019 at 10:04am PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)12U E 374319 N 5365394
Decimal Degrees48.42915000, -112.69900000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 48° 25.749', W 112° 41.94'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds48° 25' 44.94" N, 112° 41' 56.4" W
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