Poplar River Post

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Dates used: 1860 - 1861

Location of Fort: Poplar, MT

Use: Trading



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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