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Fort Okanogan


This 10 mile side trip has connects to the park and interpretive center for Old Fort Okanogan.

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Above a crude trading post built of driftwood caught in the bend of the river, the Astor interests in 1811 raised the first American flag to float over a permanent settlement in the Pacific Northwest. As a sequel to the War of 1812, Fort Okanogan passed to the North West Company, then to Hudson’s Bay Company. The original buildings of the Okanogan post were replaced in September 1815, by a...

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