Fort Galpin

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Other Names: 

Dates used: 1862 - 1863

Location of Fort: Fort Peck

Use: Trading

GPS  N: 48-02.4

         W:  106-25.3

This trading post was established by Charles Larpenteur on September 23, 1862 for the LaBarge, Harkins, and Company and was located on the north bank of the Missouri River about 12 miles above the Milk River.  It is located by an old map that is hanging in the power house at Fort Peck Dam.

For more information see:

American Forts Network (internet)

Encyclopedia of Historic Forts

Forty Years a Fur Trader

 

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