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Fort Espérance: general information

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Fort Espérance

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  • Type of destination: National Historic Site
  • Location of destination: Canada - Saskatchewan
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Fort Espérance was a fur trade post established by the North West Company in 1787.
It was one of the earliest and most permanent of the North West Company's posts in the Assiniboine basin.
Fort Espérance was a provision post, and, as such formed a vital link in the northern fur trade.
There is no visitor centre, but there is a picnic table and a pit toilette for visitor use.
Fort Espérance offers a free brochure, which provides an excellent overview of the history of the site an its ...
Fort Espérance was a fur trade post established by the North West Company in 1787.
It was one of the earliest and most permanent of the North West Company's posts in the Assiniboine basin.
Fort Espérance was a provision post, and, as such formed a vital link in the northern fur trade.
There is no visitor centre, but there is a picnic table and a pit toilette for visitor use.
Fort Espérance offers a free brochure, which provides an excellent overview of the history of the site an its importance to the fur trade in the late 18th and early 19th century.
More info on Historic Places or visit the Management Plan of the site.
Fort Espérance was a fur trade post established by the North West Company in 1787.
It was one of the earliest and most permanent of the North West Company's posts in the Assiniboine basin.
Fort Espérance was a provision post, and, as such formed a vital link in the northern fur trade.
There is no visitor centre, but there is a picnic table and a pit toilette for visitor use.
Fort Espérance offers a free brochure, which provides an excellent overview of the history of the site an its ...

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