Dillon, Montana: Old Pitt, Elephant Killed by Lightning

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Beaverhead County Fairground

Address:
715 S. Railroad Ave., Dillon, MT
Directions:
I-15 exit 62, then north into town. On the west edge of the Beaverhead County Fairground, in a field, enclosed by a small fence. If the fairground fences are locked try walking in from the adjacent Beaverhead County Road Department shop.
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Old Pitt, Elephant Killed by Lightning.

Old Pitt, Elephant Killed by Lightning
Struck by lightning, the touring circus elephant Old Pitt was buried where she fell in 1943. Roadsideamerica.com Report...

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Old Pitt marker.

Old Pitt, Elephant Killed by Lightning

Turn into the fairgrounds. Go through the gates and it will be about 150 feet from the gate.

[Peg, 06/28/2019]

There's also a memorial stone and plaque "Remembering PITT and her Biggest Fan, Joe E. Womack - April 1954 - April 2000."

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