Fort Hall

11 mi. W of Fort Hall, Fort Hall Indian Reservation, Fort Hall, Idaho

Photo 

FortHallMarker

By National Park Service photographer - National Register nomination: http://pdfhost.focus.nps.gov/docs/NHLS/Photos/66000306.pdf, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=29064629

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Description 

Fort Hall is the most important trading post in the Snake River Valley and is known for its important association with overland migration on the Oregon-California Trails. In the 1860s and 1870s it was a key road junction for the overland stage, mail and freight lines to the towns and camps of themining frontier in the Pacific Northwest. -- National Historic Landmark statement of significance, January 20, 1961

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on October 15, 1966
Reference number
66000306
Areas of significance
Commerce; Archeology - Non-Aboriginal; Military; Exploration/Settlement
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; D - Information Potential
Property type
Site
Historic function
Fortification
Current function
Underwater
Periods of significance
1850-1874; 1825-1849
Significant years
1834; 1856

Update Log 

  • January 24, 2020: New photo from Bill Eichelberger

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