Fort Henry

Fort Henry (HM2249)

Location: Saint Anthony, ID 83445 Fremont County
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Country: United States of America
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N 43° 55.525', W 111° 46.661'

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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.
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HM NumberHM2249
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Placed ByIdaho Department of Transportation
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Date Added Sunday, October 15th, 2017 at 4:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)12T E 437571 N 4863883
Decimal Degrees43.92541667, -111.77768333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 55.525', W 111° 46.661'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 55' 31.5" N, 111° 46' 39.66" W
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Area Code(s)208
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 264-298 N 1900 E, Saint Anthony ID 83445, US
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