Northwest Forts, Battlefields and Monuments

Title

Northwest Forts, Battlefields and Monuments

Subject

Military bases -- Northwestern States.

Description

Photographs of various historic forts and blockhouses around the Pacific Northwest.

Source

Northwest Room. Spokane Public Library.

Date

1900/1970

Items in the Northwest Forts, Battlefields and Monuments Collection

Spokane -- Fort George Wright (#22)
Aerial view of Fort George Wright.

Spokane -- Fort George Wright (#01)
Visit to Fort George Wright by Theodore Roosevelt, April 8, 1911.

Spokane -- Fort George Wright (#02)
"Roosevelt at Ft. Wright, April 8, 1911. Behind him, Senator Poindexter."

Spokane -- Fort George Wright (#03)
Visit to Fort George Wright by Theodore Roosevelt, April 8, 1911.

Spokane -- Spokane House (#01)
Building standing on the site of the old Astor fur trading post

Spokane -- Spokane House (#05)
A view of the Spokane River at the site of old Spokane House.

Spokane -- Spokane House (#06)
End view of the old log structure yet standing on the site of the old Pacific Fur Company post on the Gordon farm at the confluence of the Spokane and Little Spokane Rivers.

Spokane -- Spokane House (#11)
Mr. B. L. Gordon standing next to a cabin at the Spokane House site

Spokane -- Spokane House (#12)
"Peavine Jimmy's threshing barn at Spokane House"

Spokane -- Spokane House (#13)
Spokane House at the fork of the Spokane River. Mr. B. L. Gordon in center foreground.

Spokane -- Spokane House (#14)
"Site of Spokane House of the North West"

Spokane -- Spokane House (#45)
Old cabin at Spokane House burned 1940

Spokane -- Spokane House (#46)
Mouth of the Little Spokane River at the Spokane House site

Northwest -- Battlefields -- Steptoe (#01)
"3 men who fought with Steptoe in 1858 at the dedication of the monument in Rosalia, Washington. June 14, 1914."

Northwest -- Battlefields -- Steptoe (#02)
"Dropping the flag enshrouding the memorial shaft on the battlefield at the present town of Rosalia, Washington."

Northwest -- Battlefields -- Steptoe (#03)
"Photo taken at unveiling of the memorial at Rosalia, Washington, June 14, 1914. Widow and daughter of Captain John Oliver Hazard Perry Taylor, who was slain during the battle in 1858."

Northwest -- Battlefields -- Steptoe (#05)
"Monument erected at battle site in the town of Rosalia, Washington."

Northwest -- Battlefields -- Steptoe (#12)
"Crowd at the dedication of the Daughters of the American Revolution memorial shaft marking the battle - dedication, June 14, 1914."

Northwest -- Battlefields -- Wright Campaign (#01)
"Columbia River Historical Expedition, Spokane. July 1926 - Dedication Spokane Plains Battle Memorial. Gen. Hugh L. Scott and Indian chief speaking in sign language"

Northwest -- Battlefields -- Wright Campaign (#02)
"Columbia River Historical Expedition, Spokane. July 1926 - Dedication Spokane Plains Battle Memorial. Indian chief speaking in sign language"

Northwest -- Battlefields -- Wright Campaign (#04)
"Columbia River Historical Expedition, Spokane. July 1926 - Dedication Spokane Plains Battle Memorial. Marker unveiled by General Hugh Scott."

Northwest -- Battlefields -- Wright Campaign (#05)
"Columbia River Historical Expedition, Spokane. July 1926 - Dedication Spokane Plains Battle Memorial. Marker unveiled by General Hugh Scott."

Northwest -- Battlefields -- Wright Campaign (#06)
"Columbia River Historical Expedition, Spokane. July 1926 - Dedication Spokane Plains Battle Memorial. Gen. Hugh L. Scott and Spokane Indians"

Northwest -- Battlefields -- Wright Campaign (#07)
"Col. Wright's Butte near Four Lakes Station"

Northwest -- Battlefields -- Wright Campaign (#09)
"Spokane Plains Battle Monument along Great Northern Railway west of Spokane. Dedicated July 1926 (Columbia River Historical Expedition)"

Northwest -- Battlefields -- Wright Campaign (#10)
Relocating rifle pits of the Battle of Four Lakes

Northwest -- Battlefields -- Wright Campaign (#11)
"The rock to the northwest of Fort George G. Wright which it had been proposed the United States Board of Geographic Names should name "Kamiakin's Crag" in honor of the notable Yakima Indian leader of the eighteen-fifties. It was at this point that…

Northwest -- Battlefields -- Wright Campaign (#12)
Monument commemorating the battle of Four Lakes fought in 1858.

Northwest -- Battlefields -- Wright Campaign (#14)
Front view of the marker placed to commemorate the battle of Four Lakes.

Northwest -- Battlefields -- Steptoe (#15)
"Portrait of five elderly gentlemen. Some are survivors of the 1858 Indian Wars. Probably taken at commemorative event years later." "Tom Beall is 4th from the left."

Northwest -- Forts and blockhouses -- Idaho -- Fort Sherman (#02)
"The old school building and the teacher and pupils of the school at Fort Sherman." (copy print)

Northwest -- Forts and blockhouses -- Idaho -- Fort Sherman (#06)
"Officers of Fort Sherman - Idaho + Forth Infantry"

Northwest -- Forts and blockhouses -- Idaho -- Fort Sherman (#10)
Commanding officer's home as seen from the lake shore to the southeast of the house.