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By Jeff McNeish

a number of the nice icons of western American historical past left their mark on Carbon County whereas residing in or touring throughout the usual byway that's Montana's Clark's Fork Valley. The Apsáalooke, or Crow, humans known as the valley domestic for hundreds of years. The Lewis and Clark day trip recorded and named the valley's river in 1806. In 1807-1808, John Colter, the discoverer of Yellowstone Park, explored the southern finish of the valley. The Rocky Mountain Fur corporation and adventurers like Jedediah Smith, Joe Meek, and Thomas Fitzpatrick quickly undefined. In 1864, Jim Bridger blazed the Bridger path throughout the valley. leader Joseph and his band of Nez Perce the valley north from Yellowstone Park in the course of their 1877 flight towards Canada. Calamity Jane and Caroline Lockhart, a famous writer and literary rival of Zane gray, as soon as referred to as the valley domestic, and Buffalo invoice Cody and John "Liver-Eating" Johnston visited it frequently.

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