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Near Saint Anthony in Fremont County, Idaho — The American West (Mountains)
 

Fort Henry

 
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, June 23, 2017
1. Fort Henry Marker
Inscription. In 1810, Andrew Henry and a party of trappers from Saint Louis established a winter outpost about 6 miles west of here.
Driven from their upper Missouri beaver camp by hostile Blackfeet, they expanded their operations from United States territory into Oregon -- a land with only a few British posts at that time. They built cabins and wintered here in deep snow. Game was scarce, and they had little to eat except horses. So they abandoned this area, and Henry took only 40 packs of beaver pelts -- a thin catch -- back to Saint Louis after a season's work.
 
Erected by Idaho Department of Transportation. (Marker Number 135.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Idaho State Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 43° 55.525′ N, 111° 46.661′ W. Marker is near Saint Anthony, Idaho, in Fremont County. Marker is on North 1900 East (aka Salem Road) near East 350 North, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 246 North 1900 East, Saint Anthony ID 83445, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Fort Henry (a few steps from this marker); Thomas C. Neibaur Monument
Fort Henry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 23, 2017
2. Fort Henry Marker
(approx. 4 miles away); M60A3 Army Tank (approx. 5 miles away); a different marker also named Fort Henry (approx. 5 miles away); Pioneer Meeting House (approx. 5 miles away); World War I Memorial (approx. 5 miles away); Teton City Settlers (approx. 5.9 miles away); Rexburg Milling Company (approx. 6.7 miles away).
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on October 15, 2017. This page originally submitted on October 15, 2017, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 94 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 15, 2017, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.
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