Hardcover, 9781931291187, 1931291187 The southernmost post of the Hudson’s Bay Company, Fort Connah, Montana was established in the summer of 1846 by Neil McArthur as the Flathead Indian post. Fort Connah in northwestern Montana, the last Hudson's Bay Company trading post in the continental United States, was central to the early fur trading era of northwestern Montana but its story has languished over the years through neglect and the fact that history, literally, passed it by. The GPS coordinates for this Lake are 47.4427047 (latitude), -114.1188489 (longitude) and the approximate elevation is 3,012 feet (918 meters) above sea level. Fort Connah: Building the Last Hudson’s Bay Company Trading Outpost in the US. This video is unavailable. The British Hudson’s Bay Company established a trading post on this site in 1846. This is an image of a place or building that is listed on the National Register of Historic Places in the United States of America. After a brief stint at Fort Flathead (Saleesh House), where Angus served with Neil MacArthur, the two traders set their sights on what would one day be known as the Mission Valley. Marker located on the west side of town. U.S. National Register of Historic Places, History of the National Register of Historic Places, National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Fort_Connah_Site&oldid=869445640, Commercial buildings on the National Register of Historic Places in Montana, Buildings and structures in Lake County, Montana, National Register of Historic Places in Lake County, Montana, Articles using NRISref without a reference number, Short description with empty Wikidata description, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 18 November 2018, at 17:36. Fort Connah Restoration Society is a Montana Domestic Corporation filed on July 15, 1975. References Fort Connah Restoration Society is a Montana Domestic Corporation filed on July 15, 1975. Located in the Mission Valley, the trading post, which consisted of three buildings, was built by Angus McDonald and his assistant George Simpson Jr. in 1847. [Jeanne O'Neill; Riga Winthrop] Home. Old map Fort Connah. Fort Connah, the Hudson’s Bay Company post situated six miles north of St. Ignatius, is presently in the early stages of development as a historic reconstruction of the Rocky Mountain Fur Trade Period. Fort Conah by Jeanne O'Neill. May 15, 2016 - This Pin was discovered by Caroline Roesch. your own Pins on Pinterest Fort Connah: Building the Last Hudson's Bay Company Trading Outpost in the US. The fort closed down in 1872. Fort Connah, located in the Mission Valley of Western Montana, was the last Hudson Bay Company Trading Post built in what is now the United States. Fort Connah, the last British Hudson's Bay post in America, started in 1846 & was completed by Angus McDonald after his arrival in 1847. One of the three original buildings still remains and is believed to be the oldest standing building in Montana. Search. There were a number of forts and trading posts in Montana, especially along the Missouri River. Click here for the lowest price! One of the three original buildings still remains and is believed to be the oldest standing building in Montana. Legends of America Exploring history, destinations, people, & legends of this great country since 2003. 1000-2010 Mercator. Located some six miles south of Ronan and immediately east of U.S. Highway 93 along Post Creek, one remnant … The Fort Connah Site is a site on the National Register of Historic Places located on U.S. Route 93 between St. Ignatius and Charlo, Montana.It was added to the Register on April 28, 1982. Fort Connah near St. Ignatius is getting its roof fixed. Fort Connah: A Page in Montana's History by Jeanne O'Neill, Riga Winthrop. Search for: Facebook Twitter Email Pinterest. The Washington historical quarterly, Volume 8. The USGS (U.S. Geological Survey) publishes a set of the most commonly used topographic maps of the U.S. called US Topo that are separated into rectangular quadrants that are printed at 22.75"x29" or larger. Our inventory is sought by collectors of Art, Real Photo Photography, History Ephemera, Antique Paper Memorabilia and Rare Old Vintage Antique Postcard Collecting. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Fort Connah is located in the Mission Valley of Western Montana. The fort was established in 1846 by the Hudson's Bay Company. Fort Connah: A Page in Montana's History by Jeanne O'Neill, Riga Winthrop. See more ideas about fort, explore, fur trade. 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