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Rare birdseye view of Deer Lodge City, Montana, published by Beck & Pauli and published by J.J. Stoner.

The map includes a key with 32 places of interest listed and a smaller inset, focused on the downtown section of Deer Lodge.

The map includes remnants of some old manuscript notes.

Deer Lodge

In 1862, a Deer Lodge Town Committee was established to lay out the town site, to be called LaBarge City, after Missouri River steamboat Captain Joseph LaBarge whose firm, LaBarge, Harkness & Company had proposed to start a local business.  Following the creation of Idaho Territory in 1863, the town became Idaho City.

When Montana Territory was formed, the town changed its name to Deer Lodge City.Shortly thereafter, in September 1865, the town became the county seat. 

Deer Lodge City was incorporated in 1888. 


OCLC and Reps locate a single example (Montana Historical Society).

Condition Description
Manuscript additions