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Posted on: January 08, 2018
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On July 27, 1806,  the only violent conflict between the Lewis & Clark Corps of Discovery and American Indians  occurred and resulted in the only two Indian casualties of the Expedition. Furthermore, it marks the first meeting and conflict between any representative of the American government and the Blackfeet Indians.

Today, Backpackers and day hikers find the Two Medicine area rich in scenery, providing those willing to travel by foot into the mountains with a true wilderness experience. Come relive some of the history and experience the beauty.

 


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Glacier County was formerly part Chouteau County from 1865  to 1893 when it became a  part of Teton County before becoming an indepentent county in 1919. About 70.85 percent of the Glacier County's land area lies within the Blackfeet Indian Reservation. Another 20.58 percent lies within Glacier National Park at the county's extreme west. Its county seat is Cut Bank.