- Historical Markers/Interpretive Sign, Historic Sites
- General info
During the fur trapping and trading days in the early part of the last century, this corner of the state was remote and inaccessible from the customary trapping grounds and operating bases of the Americans. Representatives of the British and Canadian companies came in from the north and established posts along the Kootenai River.
The Tobacco Plains were so named by the Indians who planted tobacco for religious uses.
In prehistoric times the valley of the Kootenai was filled with an enormous ice sheet.
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