The Baker House

Through the 1870's and 1880's, the I.G. Baker Company was Montana's largest mercantile enterprise. When the company began, in 1865-1866, Baker and his brother had only a log store along the levee. When Baker's wife joined him in Fort Benton in 1867, and he constructed this home, a two room adobe with a sod roof. It was here that Montana Territory's acting governor Thomas F. Meagher ate his last meal before his mysterious drowning in 1867.

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Latitude: 47.818724 Longitude: -110.666351 Elevation: 2602 ft

Seasons Open

Memorial Day weekend through the end of September.

Hours Open

Monday through Saturday 10:30 am to 4:30 pm. Sunday 12:00 noon to 4:00 pm.

Fees

Free to view.

Accessibility Notes

ADA accessible.

Pet Friendly Notes

Service dogs allowed.

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