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American Fort Colville

 

This 6 mile side trip leads out to the former site of Fort Colville where a heritage marker identifies the location.

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This was the second fort of that name established in Stevens County, the first was established by the Hudson’s Bay Company adjacent to the St. Paul’s Mission near Kettle Falls. First known as Harney’s Depot, in honor of General Henry S. Harney, who in 1858 opened the district north of the Snake River to white settlers, the fort was built in 1859 on a flat skirted by Mill Creek Adjacent...

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