Fort Defiance (2) (1845-1851) - First established as a trading post in 1845 by an ex-employee of the American Fur Company named Bouis. Abandoned in 1851. Also known as Fort Bouis.
Probably under the waters of Lake Sharpe (Hart).
Location: Lyman County, South Dakota.
Maps & Images
Lat: 44.1097099 Long: -99.7045578
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- Elevation: 1,421'
- Roberts, Robert B., Encyclopedia of Historic Forts: The Military, Pioneer, and Trading Posts of the United States, Macmillan, New York, 1988, 10th printing, ISBN 0-02-926880-X, page 728.
- Hart, Herbert M., Tour Guide to Old Western Forts, Pruett Publishing Co., Boulder CO, 1980, ISBN 0-87108-568-2, page 143.
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