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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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