Kootenai Post 3

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Dates used: 1821 - 1824  / 1829 - ?

Location of Fort: Libby, MT

Use: Trading



Established in 1821 above Kootenai Falls at the mouth of Rainey Creek for the North West Company.  The post was abandoned in 1824.  William Kittson built a post on the same site in 1829 for the Hudson's Bay Company.

For more information see:

American Forts Network (internet)

Encyclopedia of Historic Forts

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