Poplar River Post

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Dates used: 1860 - 1861

Location of Fort: Poplar, MT

Use: Trading

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Established in November 1860 by Charles Larpenteur and Robert Lemon on the Missouri River at the mouth of the Poplar River.  To compete with them the American fur Company built a winter post adjoining called Malcom Clark's Fort.

For more information see:

American Forts Network (internet)

Encyclopedia of Historic Forts

Forty Years a Fur Trader

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