Old road to Upper Swan presented challenges

Upper Swan Valley Historical Society – Roads and trails

The third in the series covering the Roads and Trails program presented Aug. 7 by the Upper Swan Valley Historical Society (USVHS).

CONDON – Upper Swan Valley Historical Society President Steve Lamar introduced speaker Leita Anderson by first explaining that in 1894 Charley Young, along with five other men, forged a route into the Upper Swan Valley extending from Ovando to Lion Creek. In 1917 a rough road was built between Lion Creek and Swan Lake.

Eighty-nine-year-old Leita Anderson provided stories of traveling on the old road from Swan Lake to Salmon Prairie.

Anderson was six years old when...

 

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