Godfroy's Trading Post - 1809

  • In 1809, Gabriel Godfroy, Francois Pepin and Romaine La Chambre built a log cabin on the convergence of trails seeking trade with Indians.

  • The log structure was known as “Godfroy’s on the Pottawatomie Trail.”

  • The trading post burned and was rebuilt in 1815, and it burned again in about 1820 and was then abandoned.

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