Place Names. Colorado. Battle Creek. and no sooner did the enemy retreat up the creek than the whites and Snakes retreated to the mountain where the squaws were. From this circumstance that mountain has since been known as Squaw Mountain. Battle Mtn., Battle Creek and Battle Lake, at the source of the Battle Creek, took their names from this hard fought battle." From account of Indian battle by Jim Baker, Hafen, LeRoy R. Fraeb's last fight and how Battle Creek fot it's name. C.M. 7:100-101 May '30
Click tabs to swap between content that is broken into logical sections.