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Fur traders settle in Lyon County

August 11, 2014
By Ellayne Conyers , Marshall Independent

Joseph LaFramboise, a trader in the employ of the American Fur Company, established a home in Lyon County in 1835. He built a home and trading post in the Lynd woods along the Redwood River. LaFramboise was the first recorded white man to settle in the county, according to A.P. Rose, researcher and author of the "History of Lyon County. 1884-1912."



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