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Hope in Bonner County, Idaho — The American West (Mountains)
 

David Thompson & Finnan MacDonald

 
 
David Thompson & Finnan MacDonald Marker (<i>detail view</i>) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, June 30, 2013
1. David Thompson & Finnan MacDonald Marker (detail view)
Inscription.  
At Mamaloose Point, two miles
South, Kullyspell house,
first trading post in Idaho,
was built September, 1809 by
David Thompson
and
Finnan Macdonald

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ExplorationSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1809.
 
Location. 48° 14.6′ N, 116° 18.068′ W. Marker is in Hope, Idaho, in Bonner County. Marker is on Wellington Place, 0.1 miles north of School Street, on the right when traveling south. Marker is across the street and just north of the Hope, Idaho Post Office. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 732 Wellington Place, Hope ID 83836, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hope & East Hope (a few steps from this marker); Lake Pend Oreille (approx. 1.4 miles away); Glacial Lake Missoula (approx. 1˝ miles away); Glacial Ice Dam (approx. 1˝ miles away); Kullyspell House (approx. 2.2 miles away).
 
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granite marker in excellent condition, about 6 feet tall, overlooking Lake Pend Oreille.
 
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David Thompson & Finnan MacDonald Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, June 30, 2013
2. David Thompson & Finnan MacDonald Marker
David Thompson & Finnan MacDonald Marker (<i>wide view</i>) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, June 30, 2013
3. David Thompson & Finnan MacDonald Marker (wide view)
Hope, Idaho Post Office image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, June 30, 2013
4. Hope, Idaho Post Office
The Hope, Idaho Post Office is across the street and just south of this marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 19, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 7, 2014, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 859 times since then and 48 times this year. Last updated on January 18, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 7, 2014, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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