Fort Connan

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Dates used: 1846 - 1872

Location of Fort: St. Ignatius, MT

Use: Trading

GPS  N: 47-24.

         W: 114-05.

This fort was constructed by Neal McLean McArthur of the Hudson's Bay Company in the fall of 1846.  Fort Connan was the last Hudson's Bay Company post  constructed on American soil.  The old store house can still be seen on Post Creek north of St. Ignatius.

For more information see:

American Forts Network (internet)

Encyclopedia of Historic Forts

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