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Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Architect Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site North Dakota
Architect Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site Montana
1808/00/00 John Jacob Astor establishes American Fur Company in New York. Established
1811/03/00 Fort Astoria is established at the entrance of the Columbia River. The first American-owned settlement on the Pacific coast. Trading Post Fort Astoria Astoria
1817/00/00 American Fur Company sends traders to Chicago. The company appointed John Kinzie and Antoine Deschamps as its first agents in northern Illinois, and they reported to the headquarters on Mackinac Island. Operation Chicago Illinois
1818/00/00 Gurdon Saltonstall Hubbard is indentured to the American Fur Company for five years at $120 per year.
1819/00/00 Jean-Baptiste Beaubien is hired assist John Kinzie. He eventually became head of the operation. Work
1823/00/00 Gurdon S Hubbard replaces Antoine Deschamps as Agent for the American Fur Company. He soon buys all interests of the company in Illinois.
1828/00/00 Built Owner Astor Fur Warehouse Prairie du Chien
1841/00/00 American Fur Company buys Fort William, renaming it Fort John. Owner Fort Laramie National Historic Site Fort Laramie
1846/07/00 Sponsored by the American Fur Company, Parkman and his cousin Quincy Adams Shaw live for three weeks with the Oglalla Sioux in the basin of the Medicine Bow River. Sponsor Platte River Crossing Wyoming Francis Parkman on the Oregon Trail
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