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Trading Post

Hermann Farm’s 1790’s Trading Post is a step back in time.

A modest establishment, the trading post was a busy place along the Missouri River for trappers as well as Indians who frequented the place for barter or food and drink. Indians in this area were Sauk, Fox and Osage. The proprietor of the original 1790s Trading Post was Polly Phillips.  Step inside and see Hudson Bay blankets, old pelts from skunk to otter, traps, lanterns, brooms, kegs of sprits, and all manner of needful items for travelers in the late 1700s.