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Fontenelle Trading Post's 200th anniversary celebrated at forest
Apr 25, 2023 08:14 ET

Anew exhibit at Fontenelle Forest celebrates the 200th anniversary of Lucien Fontenelle’s historical trading post.

The Fontenelle Trading Post was built in 1823 along the banks of Missouri River — land that’s now within Fontenelle Forest — and connected fur trappers in the Rocky Mountains with the fur trade center in St. Louis, according to a news release.

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