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Near Fairchild in Spokane County, Washington — The American West (Northwest)
 

The Battle of Spokane Plains

 
 
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August 1, 2004
1. The Battle of Spokane Plains Marker
Inscription.
was fought near this spot on
September 5, 1858
in which U.S. troops under command of
Col. George Wright
defeated the allied — Coeur d'Alene
Palouse
, and Spokane Indians

 
Erected by Washington State Historical Society.
 
Location. 47° 38.591′ N, 117° 38.881′ W. Marker is near Fairchild, Washington, in Spokane County. Marker is on South Dover Road near U.S. 2, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Medical Lake WA 99022, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Colville - Walla Walla Road (approx. 5.8 miles away); Battle of Four Lakes (approx. 6.1 miles away); Camp Washington (approx. 8.3 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Four Lakes and Spokane Plains Battles. A brief, but detailed history of the Battle of Spokane Plains. (Submitted on November 29, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.) 

2. U.S. Army defeats Native Americans at Battle of Spokane Plains on September 5, 1858. An essay hosted on HistoryLink.org, the online encyclopedia of Washington State. (Submitted on November 29, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
The Battle of Spokane Plains Marker image. Click for full size.
August 1, 2004
2. The Battle of Spokane Plains Marker
 
 
Categories. MilitaryNotable EventsWars, US Indian
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 29, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 3,189 times since then and 73 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 29, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.
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