The Fur Trade

A Closer Look

There are many museums, historic sites and on-line opportunities where you can learn about the fur trade in Minnesota. Here are a few you may want to visit:

The North West Company Fur Post, Minnesota Historical Society

This site is the detailed reconstruction of a fur trade post located near Pine City, Minnesota.

The White Oak Fur Post

Although there never was a fur post at the location of this interpretive center in Deer River, Minnesota, this site offers a wealth of fur trade details, on-line learning activities and student information.

Other fur trade links from Minnesota State University, Moorhead.

 

 

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Alexander Faribault

Beaver
Buffalo
Children
Farming
Faribault's French House
Fur Trade
Making the Town Grow
Request
Site of the Bluffs
Trading Post
Translated

Mary Whipple

Bed Bugs
Divinity Students
Emma and Eva Havens
Emma Willard School
Eva's Death
Hastings to Faribault
Hawaiian Fever
Learning
Letters
Letter of August 25, 1862
Longed to Travel
Mary's Wedding
Muhlenberg
Pets
Sandwich Islands
Soap to Sausages
Some Clothing
Sound of Bells

Taopi

Baptism
Big Woods
Fort Snelling
Ginseng
Injuries
Map
Saving Others
When it Started

Henry Whipple

Back Home
Bad Teeth
Bashaw
Correspondence
East to School
Enmegahbowh
Frozen
Gull Lake
Loved to Fish
Six Children
Time of Crisis
Treatment of Indians
Underwear
Youngest Child


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