Exploring the Fur Trade Routes of North America


Discover the Highways that Opened a Continent

by Barbara Huck


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This beautiful driving guide takes you from the St. Lawrence in the 1530s to Oregon in 1860, and includes dozens of sites on both sides of the border. The book situates the cultural and political context of the fur trade beginning with chapters on France, England, Orkney and the Aboriginal peoples. Then choose where to explore history with sections like Montreal to Sault Ste. Marie, the Saskatchewan River Route and the Lewis and Clark Trail, which is celebrating its 200th anniversary. Expertly written with stunning photography, dozens of maps and full driving directions to over 130 sites.