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Rocky Mountain House, Alberta

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Landmark: Rocky Mountain House

Location of Marker (approximate):

  Lat 52.3616,   Lon -114.9697

Rocky Mountain House

The Hudson's Bay and North West Companies each built fortified fur trade posts here in 1799. The anticipated trade with the Kootenay Indians, who lived west of the mountains, did not develop, but these posts and their successors after the 1821 company merger drew in the trade of the Blackfoot, Peigan and Blood Indians, as well as that of the Stoney, Sarcee, Gros Ventre and Cree. The North West Company post was also used as a base for exploration and from it, in 1807, David Thompson crossed the Rockies to the Columbia River. The last fort at Rocky Mountain House was finally abandoned in 1875.

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