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Charles and Katherine Dent are the answer for Week 362 of Orofino History Trivia a special feature to celebrate the history and heritage of Clearwater Country. Watch each day for another clue.
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Monday: They homesteaded
Tuesday: Their name lives on.
Wednesday: They welcomed travelers.
Thursday: They had a post office.
Charles and Katherine Dent homesteaded property on the west end of what is now Dent Bridge in 1895. The provided lodging for at Traveler's Rest and had a post office that they ran. Their name lives on in Dent Bridge the suspension Bridge built across Dworshak Reservoir to provide a connection between Orofino and the uppper country, including Elk River; Dent Acres Campground and Dent Bridge Rd.
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