Fort Hall, Idaho
This week's interesting General Land Office record features a survey plat that displays the townsite of Fort Hall, Idaho. Fort Hall was originally built as a fur trading post in 1834. The fur trading post was destroyed by a flood in 1863, but in 1960, a replica was built in nearby Pocatello, Idaho, in an effort to preserve the legacy of the original layout of the trading post. Read more on ArcGIS Story Maps.
The GLO website provides live access to Federal land conveyance records for the Public Land States, including image access to more than 12 million federal land title records issued between 1788 and the present.
The site also hosts images of survey plats and field notes, land status records, and control document index records, and is one of the most visited websites in the Department of the Interior. Visit glorecords.blm.gov for more information.
The townsite of Fort Hall, Idaho 4S 34E
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