Lewistown, Montana: Monument to the World's Fastest Gun

Local hero Ed McGivern could shoot a dime on the fly, or six clay pigeons simultaneously. He preferred standard pistols to automatic weapons because automatic weapons were just too slow.

East Fork Dam

Red Hill Rd, Lewistown, MT
At the East Fork Dam site south of town. Take 1st St. south until it turns into Hwy 238/Upper Spring Creek Rd. Follow south for around three miles, then bear left following Hwy 238 as it becomes E. Fork Rd. Follow another three miles, then bear right following why 238/E. Fork Rd. It turns sharply right, travels across the top of the dam, then turns sharply left. Follow another third of a mile. the road ends at the parking area with the monument.
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Lewistown, Montana - Montana Memorial to “World’s Fastest Gun”
World's Fastest Gun Memorial: In light of this week's Supreme Court decision to end handgun restrictions in our nation's capital, we might all want to schedule a trip to the East Fork Dam south of Lewistown, Montana. That's where a monument has just been erected to Ed McGivern, who was better at shooting a handgun than anyone, ever. [06/27/2008] Complete Story...

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