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Fort Augustus-Edmonton

George Heath Macdonald

Fort Augustus-Edmonton

northwest trails and traffic.

by George Heath Macdonald

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Published by Douglas Printing Co. in Edmonton [Alta] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • North West Company.,
  • Hudson"s Bay Company.,
  • Fort Augustus (Alta.),
  • Fort Edmonton (Edmonton, Alta.)

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination255 p. illus., ports., maps (1 fold.) plans.
    Number of Pages255
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17221750M

    Part of them went up the Red River and about of them came up the Saskatchewan River, in company with the canoes of the Fur traders to the upper post called Fort Augustus (Edmonton, Alberta) of the North West Company. (IV)-Michel Cadotte () built a permanent post at LaPointe on a spot known as the Old Fort. In addition to being the sites of Fort Augustus/ Edmonton House II and IV, the flats were also used for agriculture, camping, and the Fort's burial ground during the 19th century. Trails crossed.

    Learning, knowledge, research, insight: welcome to the world of UBC Library, the second-largest academic research library in Canada. Excerpt. The Blood and Blackfoot traded at the mouth of Vermillion River and at Fort Augustus (edmonton) which would place them northeast of the Piegan.5 All accounts agree in placing the Blood adjacent to the Piegan, and Mac kenzie 6 states that they ranged on the south branch of .

    Fort Augustus (Edmonton), birth (II)-Joshuah Thompson Metis son (I)-David Thompson () and Charlotte Small b Metis. Douglas appointed Miles MacDonell () as . April: At Fort Augustus (Edmonton, Alberta) David Thompson, for the NWC, three men and 5 horses of the North West Company journeyed to Lesser Slave Lake des Metis, a long standing Indian and Metis settlement called Sawridge. Others suggest there were 11 Ottaways and 5 Bungees who built the fort called Mirror Landing and wintered there.


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Fort Augustus-Edmonton by George Heath Macdonald Download PDF EPUB FB2

Fort Augustus/Edmonton House Archaeological Site. Lamoureux Drive, Fort Saskatchewan This area, where the traders built the first Fort Edmonton/Augustus (), has a rich and varied history. As you drive down the road along the stretch of river between the Highway 15 bridge crossing and the Sturgeon River, look at the layout of the fields.

Get this from a library. Fort Augustus, Edmonton: northwest trails and traffic. [George Heath MacDonald] -- History of Fort Edmonton and Fort Augustus as well as associated geographical features of fur trade in far North West are discussed.

Copy is inscribed by author. Addeddate Extent p.: ill., fold. map, plans; 25 cm. Genre Calendar Identifier N Identifier-ark ark://t0vr1nf3n. While Fort Edmonton was built by the Hudson Bay Company, Fort Augustus was built by its competitor, the North West Company.

The site of both is easy enough to locate for the federal historical sites people erected a stone cairn there in ; it sits almost directly across the Saskatchewan River from and due north of the modern town of Fort. Continues the author's Fort Augustus-Edmonton: Northwest trails and traffic (Edmonton: Douglas Printing, ).

Includes index. Description: pages: illustrations, portraits, maps (1 folded) plans, facsimiles ; 25 cm: Other Titles: Fort Augustus-Edmonton: Northwest trails and traffic. Responsibility: George Heath MacDonald. Fort Edmonton (also named Edmonton House) was the name of a series of trading posts of the Hudson's Bay Company (HBC) from toall of which were located in central Alberta, to it was paired with the North West Company's Fort Augustus.

It was the end point of the Carlton Trail, the main overland route for Metis freighters between the Red River Colony and the west. Fort Augustus – Edmonton Northwest Trails and Traffic $ CAD SKU: Add to basket; Over 2, Place-Names of Alberta $ CAD SKU: Add to basket; Alberta Labour: A Heritage Untold (Lorimer Illustrated History) $ CAD SKU: Add to basket; The Palliser Triangle: A Tale of the Canadian Grasslands $ CAD SKU.

Fort Augustus/Edmonton House Archaeological Site. Fort Augustus/Edmonton House Archaeological Site Lamoureux Drive Fort Edmonton Park. Ukrainian Book Store. Ukrainian Book Store - 97 Street Ukrainian Labour-Farmer Temple. It is unknown when the first persons were buried in the area.

The earliest recorded burial was that of James King ina partner in the North West Company and builder of Fort Augustus (Edmonton). There is also some suggestion that other fur traders had established on the flats years earlier. Fort Augustus (Edmonton) In May of John – undoubtedly aided by his father’s influence – found himself enrolled as an apprentice with the North West Company (NWC).

He was posted to Fort Augustus (Edmonton). John ROWAND and Louise HUMPHREYVILLE. White Earth Post. In he went to Fort Augustus (Edmonton) and then back to Fort Vermilion. He traded at what he called New White Earth House (near the mouth of Wabamun Creek) during and wintered that year even farther west, at Rocky Mountain House.

Fort Augustus (Edmonton), birth (II)-Joshuah Thompson Metis son (I)-David Thompson () and Charlotte Small b Metis. Douglas appointed Miles MacDonell () as Governor of the Assiniboia.

Baptiste Bouche, interpreter, takes the daughter of the Carrier Chief as a wife. John becomes a North West Company Employee Fort Augustus (Edmonton) In May of John – undoubtedly aided by his father’s influence – found himself enrolled as an apprentice with the North West Company (NWC).

He was posted to Fort Augustus (Edmonton). John ROWAND and Louise HUMPHREYVILLE White Earth Post Audio Books & Poetry Community Audio Computers, Technology and Science Music, Arts & Culture News & Public Affairs Non-English Audio Spirituality & Religion. Librivox Free Audiobook. Amerikanen lopen niet Cabinet Of Curiosities Podcast Ladies Ova Certain Age Radio BUX Curso Python para científicos e ingenieros SolrSpeed's Podcast Luxury and Karma.

We find Thompson in the Kootenay country across the mountains during the winter of and back again at new Fort Augustus (Edmonton of the present day) in June,where he met his old friend James Hughes, now partner of the North West Company of whom Macdonald of Garth says "he was as brave a fellow as ever treaded the earth.".

Historians have apparently overlooked B vols. 4 & 5 of Thompson's Journal. For example, the rather specious and subjective reason for ignoring the region put forward by historian Victor G. Hopwood is: Fort Augustus-Edmonton. Edmonton: The Douglas Printing Co. Ltd.p (2) Walter H.

Scott, "The Beaver River Route," Alberta. The founders of St. Augustus (Edmonton) little imagined in that their fort would become inthe capital of the province of Alberta. This province has progressed, too. from those pioneer days of and when the Royal North West Mounted Police established Fort Macleod and Fort Calgary.

His first posting in was to Fort Augustus (Edmonton, Alta) on the banks of the North Saskatchewan River and for the next decade he was to serve either at the fort or at one of the nearby outposts.

Probably some time around Rowand broke his leg in. "A popular biography, written by an Associate Professor of Ancient History at University College, University of Toronto, based largely on Tyrrell's edition of Thompson's Narrative (no.

)." -- Strathern, G. M., & Edwards, M. Navigations, traffiques & discoveries, A guide to publications relating to the area now British Columbia.

Victoria, BC: University of Victoria, p. Au printemps, les Lagimonière quittèrent le fort Daer en compagnie de trois Canadiens et de leurs familles pour se rendre au fort Augustus (Edmonton). Ils demeurèrent quatre ans dans cette région, où la Hudson’s Bay Company et la North West Company entretenaient chacune un poste de traite.

trade locations include Fort Chipewyan (c. ), Fort Vermilion (c. ), Lac La Biche Mission (c. ) and Fort Augustus (Edmonton House) (c. ). A distinct Métis culture emerged in these early settlements.

Following the Canadian westward expansion, the Métis in Alberta lost jobs and land and endured deplorable living.Community Title Author/Editor, Publisher, Year pp. Index Repository; Eagle Hill: Eagle Calls, The Doras Ladies' Aid, Yes: CPL,MACKU/C,G.MACDONALD, GEORGE HEATH - Fort Augustus - Edmonton Northwest Trails and Traffic MACDONALD, D.

A.; KAY, DAVE - Come with Me to Yesterday MACDONALD, WILSON - Greater Poems of the Bible J A MACDONELL - Sketches Illustrating the Early Settlement and History of Glengarry in Canada MACDOUGALL, CURTIS D.