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The Voyageur"s Highway

Minnesota"s Border Lake Land
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Minnesota Historical Society Press
United States - State & Local - General, Ontario, History - U.S., Minnesota, United States - 19th Century/Old West, Adventurers & Explorers, History, Frontier and pioneer life,
The Physical Object
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Open LibraryOL8379047M
ISBN 100873510062
ISBN 139780873510066

The Voyageur's Highway serves as a dependable source of historical information on the fur trade era, the opening of the Iron Range, and the loggers' way of life. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App.

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Inspired by the first journal writers’ records of the Boundary Waters area, Bolz, his wife Belva and his friend Harvi traced the voyageurs’ highway in Taking 11 October days, they started by portaging the nearly-nine-mile Grand Portage, and paddling and portaging the Pigeon River, and the lakes Rose, Cypress, Basswood, Crooked, Lac La.

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'"travelers"') were largely French Canadians who engaged in the transporting of furs by canoe during the fur trade emblematic meaning of the term applies to places (New France, including the Pays d'en Haut and the Pays des Illinois) and times (primarily in the 18th and early 19th centuries) where transportation of materials was mainly.

A popular guide to the state's canoe country from Rainy Lake east to Lake Superior tells of famous explorers, the great fur traders, voyageurs, Indians, and loggers who passed that way.

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Photographs and maps support the fascinating, authoritative text. By: Grace. Good: A book that has been read but is in good condition. Very minimal damage to the cover including scuff marks, but no holes or tears. The dust jacket for hard covers may not be included.

Binding has minimal wear. The majority of pages are undamaged with minimal creasing or tearing, minimal pencil underlining of text, no highlighting of text, no writing in Rating: % positive. W.A. Fisher dedicated his life to mapping some of the nation’s wildest country, an endeavor that allows us to help thousands of people enjoy some of nature’s coolest scenery.

Thanks to Mr. Fisher, we’re able to provide some of the finest Minnesota lake maps, boating maps, fishing maps and canoeing maps and guide books on the market. The voyageur's highway was the route from Lake Superior along inland waterways to the Minnesota North Country.

Countless people—explorers, fur traders, missionaries, map makers, lumberjacks, miners, naturalists—were drawn to the region's woods and lakeshores. Indians, French Canadians,Scandinavians, and Slavs all used the rich resources of the land to follow an old way of life.

The voyageur's highway was the route from Lake Superior along inland waterways to the Minnesota North Country. Countless people explorers, fur traders, missionaries, map makers, lumberjacks, miners, conservationists, naturalists were drawn to the region's woods and lake shores.

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Free shipping for many products. The Voyageur is the authoritative account of a unique and colorful group of men whose exploits, songs, and customs comprise an enduring legacy. French Canadians who guided and paddled the canoes of explorers and fur traders, the voyageurs were experts at traversing the treacherous rapids and dangerous open waters of the canoe routes from Quebec and Montreal to the regions bordering.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations, plates, portraits, maps ; 21 cm: Contents: The North Country [Minnesota-Northwestern Ontario boundary waters] --Glimpses of the past --Boundary routes and disputes --Famous men of the border --Fur trading companies [Hudson's Bay Company, American Fur Company, North West Company] --Voyageurs.

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The 'voyageurs' of the title appear to be the traders who travel the waterways of early 19th century Canada collecting furs from the Native Americans, but they play quite a small (though colourful) part.4/5(46).

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The heroine of the bestselling Outlander (), Claire, returns in Voyager as. Grace Lee Nute was the author of many popular regional books, including The Voyageur, Rainy River Country, and The Voyageur’s Highway.

Originally published inGrace Lee Nute’s Lake Superior was out of print and had become a rare volume, although it remains a valuable, almost unassailable history of the greatest of the Great Lakes.

Enjoy genuine northern Ontario hospitality at the Voyageurs’ Lodge and Cookhouse, overlooking beautiful Batchawana Bay, and just 45 minutes north of Sault Ste.

Marie. The Voyageurs’ Lodge & Cookhouse is a four season destination resort that reflects the life and times of Canada’s first transport truck drivers, The Paddlin’ Voyageurs. Voyageurs suffered from drowning, hernias and broken limbs, twisted spines, rheumatism as well as clouds of black flies and mosquitoes against which the best repellent was a mix of bear grease and skunk urine.

The voyageur's daily routine was a back-breaking one: for the 6 to 8 weeks he was on the road, he was roused as early as 3 am, and set.

The "Voyageur's Highway" that threaded this vast northern wilderness included some exhausting portages, treacherous rapids, and 50 lakes large enough that stormy weather could imperil even the big "Montreal" canoes.

At Rainy Lake, on the present boundary between Minnesota and Ontario, voyageurs on the eastward journey from the interior. They hired men, called Voyageurs, to paddle, 10 to a boat, along a mile route between Montreal and Lake Athabaska.

It was known as the Voyageur’s Highway. Most voyageurs were French Canadian, recruited before marriage from the villages and towns along the route.

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BY AWAKE!WRITER IN NORWAY. EVERY evening, year-round, a ship leaves the city of Bergen, on the southwest coast of Norway, and heads north on an day voyage of about 2, miles [4, km].It sails by thousands of islands and through numerous fjords and sounds as it visits the cities, towns, and villages along Norway’s rugged and.

The Pan-American Highway is the world's longest ‘motorable road,’ according to Guinness Book of World Records. The Highway links almost. Voyageurs National Park Highway 11 East International Falls, MN By Email: e-mail us. By Phone: Voyageurs National Park Headquarters Rainy Lake Visitor Center This visitor center is currently closed.

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Please call park headquarters or email us. Kabetogama Lake Visitor Center This visitor center is currently closed.This rugged expanse of water became a major westbound highway of traders and was considered by explorers like Alexander Mackenzie as the most difficult section of the entire trans-continental fur-trade route.

Further to its Voyageurs Days, in the 19th century, Mattawa became a hub for the logging industry thanks to its vast expanse of forest.The inspiration to build a lodge themed around the fur trade, the voyageurs, and the importance of this trade route along Lake Superior to Fort William came from the great Canadian author, Peter C.

Newman, and his books chronicling the life and times of the Hudson's Bay Company and its adventurers.