Upper Fort Garry Gate - Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BarbershopDru
N 49° 53.257 W 097° 08.150
14U E 633906 N 5527802
Quick Description: All that remains of the entire Fort is the gate!
Location: Manitoba, Canada
Date Posted: 3/6/2008 3:22:48 PM
Waymark Code: WM3AQN
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member QuesterMark
Views: 51

Long Description:
Two trading posts of the Hudson's Bay Company were built on the present-day site of Winnipeg, Man., Canada, at the confluence of the Red and Assiniboine rivers. The first, Upper Fort Garry, was built in 1822 on the site of Fort Gibralter, a post of the North West Company from 1809 to 1816. It was named for Nicholas Garry, the deputy governor of the Hudson's Bay Company. Damaged by flood, it was replaced by Lower Fort Garry (1831-33) farther down on the Red River. Upper Fort Garry was rebuilt in 1835 and became the center of the Red River fur trade. Fort Garry National Historic Park contains a restoration of Lower Fort Garry.

There is a bit of a wooden wall around a small area. Inside are many informative signs describing the fort, the area and the times!
For more information, please visit WM2NAW!
Type: Remnant

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