“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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By William Fischer, Jr., May 29, 2011
Joseph Robidoux Marker
1Missouri, Buchanan County, St. Joseph — Joseph RobidouxCity Founder — 1783 - 1868 —
Near this site the French fur trader Joseph Robidoux established a trading post in 1826 while it was still Indian territory. Robidoux and his family oversaw a far-ranging fur trading empire. The Platte Purchase of 1837 added the six county . . . Map (db m47468) HM
2Missouri, Buchanan County, St. Joseph — Joseph Robidoux at Roy's Branch
Joseph Robidoux, founder of St. Joseph, was the leader of a French-Canadian fur trading family which sent men out to trade with the Indians along the Missouri River and as far west as today's Wyoming, Colorado, and New Mexico. From his first trip . . . Map (db m91000) HM
3Nebraska, Scotts Bluff County, Gering — Robidoux Pass
Robidoux Pass was named for Joseph Robidoux III of St. Joseph, Missouri, who established a trading post and blacksmith shop here in 1849, just in time to witness the beginning of the great California gold rush. This pass is an integral part of . . . Map (db m99133) HM
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