Description: "Fort Pierre [S. Dak.] and the Adjacent Prairie". 1839 Second Expedition of Mr Nicollet North of Missour River, with Second Lieutenant Of Toporgarphical Engineers, John C. Freemont. Left St Louis in early April of 1839 on board the Antelope, one of the American Fur Company's steam boat. On the seventieth day they reached Fort Pierre, the chief post of the American Fur Company. From "Memoirs of My Life, by John C. Fremont,pg 39
Credit: Lithograph from Travels in the Interior of North America, 1832-1834 by Maximilian, Prince of Wied (London, 1838-43). 111-SC-92851. image from US National Archives.
Author: Karl Bodmer (d. 1893)
Usage Terms: Public domain
License: Public domain
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