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Exploring the fur trade routes of North America : discover the highways that opened a continent

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  • ISBN: 1896150209 :
  • ISBN: 9781896150208 :
  • ISBN: 9781896150697
  • Physical Description: print
    288 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), ports. (some col.) ; 26 cm.
  • Edition: New ed. Completely rev.
  • Publisher: Winnipeg : Heartland, c2012.

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Formatted Contents Note: Exploring the fur trade preliminaries: The North Americans; The French -- The French fur trade (1534 to 1763) -- London: The epicentre -- The English on the Bay (1668 to 1760): Churchill -- Orkney -- Montreal to Sault Ste. Marie: Montreal; The Ottawa River -- The fur trade in Old Michigan: St. Ignace; Colonial Michilimackinac -- North of Superior: Agawa Bay; Michipicoten; The Missinaibi River; Moose Factory; The North Shore -- Lake Superior to Lake Winnipeg: South of Superior; Grand Portage; The boundary waters; Voyageurs National Park; The British; The beaver; The Mattawa River; La Vase Portage; The French River; Lake Huron; Fort St. Joseph; Sault Ste. Marie; Mackinac Island; Thunder Bay; Kakabeka Falls; International Falls; Fort Frances; The historic Boundary Waterway; Lake of the Woods; The Winnipeg River -- Hudson Bay to Cumberland House: York Factory; The Hayes River Route; Lake Winnipeg -- North to the Athabasca: The Sturgeon-weir River; The Upper Churchill River -- The Saskatchewan River route: Nipawin; The Forks of the Saskatchewan; Fort Carlton; Canoeing the North Saskatchewan; Fort George -- South to the Plains: Lower Fort Garry; Fur trade communities; Four forts at the Forks; The Pembina posts -- Over the Shining Mountains: Fort Dunvegan; Fort St. John; McLeod Lake; Fort St. James -- The Columbia department: Fort Astoria; Fort Vancouver -- The Lewis and Clark Trail: The Knife River villages; Fort Mandan -- The Missouri River route: Fort Pierre Chouteau; Fort union; Grand Rapids; The early Parklands; Henry Kelsey at The Pas; Cumberland House; Methye Portage; Canoeing the Clearwater River; Fort Chipewyan; Fort Edmonton; Rocky Mountain House; Jasper House; The Red River trails; Fort des Epinettes; Brandon House; The Qu-Appelle Valley; The Upper Assiniboine; The Alexander Mackenzie Heritage Trail; Kamloops; The Brigade trails; Fort Nisqually; Fort Langley; Fort Victoria; The Upper Missouri; Over the continental divide; The Columbia River; Fort Clatsop; Fort Benton; Fort Owen -- The Rocky Mountain fur trade -- The Santa Fe trail: Bent's old fort -- The Oregon trail: The museum of the fur trade; Scott's Bluff; Fort Laramie; Alternative trails -- Glossary -- Alphabetical list of sites.
Summary, etc.: Travel through time... The story of the fur trade is the story of North America. Europeans in search of furs penetrated the continent from the St. Lawrence to the Columbia, aided by Native North Americans who shared the secrets of its bounty. Today's modern highways trace those ancient trade routes, taking time travellers on a journey of rediscovery. With full-color maps, hundreds of photographs and detailed driving directions to every site, this guide unlocks a world of adventure, when spirited men and women shaped one of the continent's central dramas and determined its destiny.
Subject: Fur trade -- Canada -- History
Fur trade -- Snowbelt States -- History
Waterways -- Canada -- Guidebooks
Waterways -- Snowbelt States -- Guidebooks
Canada -- Guidebooks
Snowbelt States -- Guidebooks
Topic Heading: Aboriginal.
First Nation.
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