Flathead Post (1)

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Flathead Post (1) (1812-1812) - A North West Company trading post first established by Alexander Ross and Ross Cox in 1812 near present day Noxon, Sanders County, Montana. Abandoned in 1812.

History

One of three similarly named trading posts established along the Clark Fork River and one post established between the river and Flathead lake.

Clark Fork River Trading Posts
Post Est. Closed Company Est By Location Notes
Saleesh House (1) 1809 18?? North West Company David Thompson & James McMillan Thompson Falls
Flathead Post (1) 1812 1812 North West Company Alexander Ross & Ross Cox Noxon
Flathead Post (2) 1823 1847 Hudson's Bay Company Alexander Ross Eddy aka Saleesh House (2)
Fort Connah 1846 1872 Hudson's Bay Company Neil McArthur & Angus McDonald St. Ignatius aka Flathead Post (3)

Established as a North West Company trading post by Alexander Ross and Ross Cox in 1812 near present day Noxon, Sanders County, Montana. Abandoned in 1812.

Current Status

Unknown near Noxon, Sanders County, Montana.


Location: Near Noxon, Sanders County, Montana. Map points are approximate.

Maps & Images

Lat: 48.00024 Long: -115.76898

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Visited: Area 9 Jun 2017



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