Flathead Post (2)

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Flathead Post (2) (1823-1847) - A Hudson's Bay Company post first established by Alexander Ross in 1823 at present day Eddy, Sanders County, Montana. Abandoned in 1847 for Fort Connah. Also known as Saleesh House (2)

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)

Flathead Post (2) was a Hudson's Bay Company trading post established by Alexander Ross in 1823 along the Clark Fork River at present day Eddy in Sanders County, Montana.

Abandoned in 1847 for Fort Connah.

Current Status

Unknown in Eddy, Montana.


Location: Near Eddy in Sanders County, Montana. Map point is approximate.

Maps & Images

Lat: 47.52272 Long: -115.03764

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Visited: Area 10 Jun 2017


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