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Zip codes in the city: 59733.
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Facts about Gold Creek, Montana
Gold Creek is a creek in southwestern Montana, United States, on Interstate 90 northwest of Garrison, between Butte and Missoula. It flows through parts of Granite County and Powell County and empties into the Clark Fork (river) at the ghost town of Goldcreek 46°35′12″N 112°55′43″W, northwest of the town of Garrison.In 1852, a trapper named Francois Finlay, who was also known as Benetsee, found the first recorded gold in what is now Montana in what he named Benetsee Creek. However, not enough gold was found to make mining commercially viable.In 1858, prospectors James and Granville Stuart and Reese Anderson discovered gold in the creek. The three men didn't have sufficient tools to begin excavating, and were unable to return with the proper equipment until 1862. The creek was renamed \"Gold Creek\" because of the gold found there. The Stuart brothers and their prospecting party helped open up Western Montana to settlers, all due to their initial find at Gold Creek. Gold Creek is near where the last spike of the Northern Pacific Railway was driven on September 8, 1883.
Gold Creek Obituaries
It was revealed on September 6th, 2015 that Ferman A Killiam passed on in Clackamas, Oregon. Killiam was 86 years old and was born in Gold Creek, MT. Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Ferman A's life.
Gold Creek is a creek in southwestern Montana, United States, on Interstate 90 between Butte, Montana and Missoula, Montana
In 1852, a trapper named Francois Finlay, who was also known as Benetsee or Penetzi, found the first recorded gold in what is now Montana, in what he named Benetsee Creek.
Granville later wrote:
The boys didn't have sufficient tools do begin excavating, and were unable to return with the proper equipment until 1862. This was the first recorded discovery of gold in Montana. Hopeful gold miners established a community known as American Fork at the mouth of the stream
The creek was renamed "Gold Creek" because of the gold found there. Having seen what happened to the fur trade in California when news of gold was released, the powers that be told Finlay to keep his discovery a secret.
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