Snake River Fur Post

Snake River Fur Post

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The North West Company’s fur post on the Snake River. The historic site, administered by the Minnesota Historical Society, is a recreation of the trading post that operated here over in 1804 and 1805. The voyageurs who serviced it (and others in the St. Croix River basin), paddled and portaged a route from Lake Superior, up the Bois Brule River, down the Namekagon River, and into the St. Croix. Photo by Jon Lurie, 2020.

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Personal collection of Jon Lurie

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