New grave markers soon to be installed, along with many more.
Richard 'Dick' Thoroughman 1951 - 2017
We were shocked and saddened by the loss of Dick, who has been so instrumental preserving history of the Sun River Valley. Thank you Dick for your tireless efforts at the Fort and Historic Military Cemetery. Rest in Peace Friend, we will always miss you.
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June 28,2017 Workday
We now have the known Indian graves updated with new markers. We still have some unknowns to update and have filling and leveling to do.
June 21st workday and visit by Great Falls Tribune writer and photographer. Watch for upcoming articles.
May 22nd workday
Fort Shaw Military Cemetery
We are in the process of upgrading the cemetery. We plan to have new markers on many of the graves before our 150th Anniversary Celebration. We will have tours to the cemetery with interpretive talks during the celebration.
Founded in 1977