• Created Date
  • ca. 1936
  • Description
  • The marker originally stood on the Marcus Flats (which is probably where the photo was taken sometime between 1932 and 1941). In 1941, the marker was moved to the site of the St. Paul Mission near Kettle Falls, WA, (where it still stands today). Removal was necessary because of the flooding of Marcus Flats due to the rising waters of the new lake created by the Grand Coulee dam.Inscription on monument: Here stood Fort Colville of the Hudson's ... more
    The marker originally stood on the Marcus Flats (which is probably where the photo was taken sometime between 1932 and 1941). In 1941, the marker was moved to the site of the St. Paul Mission near Kettle Falls, WA, (where it still stands today). Removal was necessary because of the flooding of Marcus Flats due to the rising waters of the new lake created by the Grand Coulee dam.Inscription on monument: Here stood Fort Colville of the Hudson's Bay Company 1826 -1871 George Simpson; John Work; Archibald McDonald; Angus MacDonald. Erected by the Washington State Historical Society 1932. Here began trade, farming, milling, and stock raising in Stevens County. less
  • Format
  • image
    photograph
    Scanned from a photographic print using a Microtek Scanmaker 9600XL at 100 dpi in JPEG format at compression rate 3 and resized to 768x512 ppi. 1999