Fort Russell (1)

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Fort Russell (1) (1877-1879) - First established as a temporary stockade in 1877 in response to Indian attacks during the Nez Perce War. Named after John Russell, owner of the property. Abandoned as a fort in 1879. Also known as Russell Stockade.

Fort Russell Locale and Marker Location in Moscow, Idaho.

History

One of the temporary stockades erected during the 1877 Nez Perce War and used during the Bannock War and the Sheepeater War, 1878-1879. Erected around the home of John Russell in Moscow, Idaho.

Current Status

[[File:Fort Russell Marker (1).jpg|thumb|left|300px|Fort Russell Marker Marker stone only in front of a private home, no remains of the fort.


Location: Map point is the marker location in Moscow, Latah County, Idaho.

Maps & Images

Lat: 46.73556 Long: -116.99073

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Visited: 22 Jun 2017


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