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Tour guide to old forts of Oregon, Idaho, Washington & California

Herbert M. Hart

Tour guide to old forts of Oregon, Idaho, Washington & California

by Herbert M. Hart

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Published by Pruett Pub. Co., Old Army Press in Boulder, CO, Ft. Collins, CO .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Pacific States,
  • Idaho
    • Subjects:
    • Fortification -- Pacific States -- Guidebooks.,
    • Fortification -- Idaho -- Guidebooks.,
    • Pacific States -- Guidebooks.,
    • Idaho -- Guidebooks.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementHerbert M. Hart.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF851 .H342 1981
      The Physical Object
      Pagination54 p. :
      Number of Pages54
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3816648M
      ISBN 100871085828
      LC Control Number81125232

      The Oregon Trail. Following in the footsteps of pilgrims and pioneers, US‑20 takes in a little of everything during its two-lane trek from Oregon’s rugged coast to the glorious sea and sand of Cape Cod. Highlights along the Oregon Trail: Cannon Beach (OR), Fort Boise (ID), Yellowstone National Park (WY), Mt Rushmore & Carhenge (NE). There are literally hundreds of old forts across the nation, ranging from military posts to fortresses established by fur trading companies, to private enterprises built solely to protect the pioneers within. Though many of these old forts are long gone, there are dozens of others that continue to stand, some restored, some in ruins, and others still currently serving as active posts.

      Canada. Many places in Canada which bear the name "Fort" were never military establishments. Many were simply stockades, log enclosures for fur trading posts of the Hudson's Bay Company or the North West in the West were also originally police outposts set up by the North-West Mounted Police prior to European-Canadian settlement of the area. Indians from Idaho, Oregon, Nevada, and California were involved before General George Crook was finally able to round up the unhappy Shoshoni and Paiute bands and to enforce a peace settlement. Major Indian wars did not afflict Idaho until years of friction and minor incidents precipitated two important outbreaks in and

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Excerpts from Tour guide to old Western forts. "Volume III." Description: 54 pages: illustrations, maps. Tour guide to old forts of Oregon, Idaho, Washington & California: ISBN () Softcover, Old Army Press, Tour Guide to Old Forts. Tour guide to old forts of Oregon, Idaho, Washington & California avg rating — 0 ratings — published Want to Read saving /5.

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