Fur Trading

Some articles on fur trading, trading, furs, fur:

Madeline La Framboise - Fur Trading
... Madeline La Framboise and her husband Joseph owned many trading posts in west Michigan ... to the Grand River area to what is now known as Ada, Michigan, where they built another trading post ... Every spring they would return to Mackinac Island with the furs they traded for ...
Economy Of Chicago - Historic Highlights
... History of Chicago Before it was incorporated as a town in 1833, the primary industry was fur trading ... In the 1770s, Jean Baptiste Pointe du Sable, the area's first resident and Haitian-born fur trader, established a fur trading post in the area which later became known as Fort Dearborn, along the bank of ... The American Fur Company, established in 1808 by John Jacob Astor to compete with the powerful Canadian North West and Hudson Bay companies, practically ...
Révillon Frères - Fur Trading Operation
... In 1903, Revillon set up a network of fur-trading posts in northern Canada to compete with the Hudson's Bay Company (HBC) ... In 1936 HBC bought out Revillon's fur-trading operation ... Quebec, Canada, are located on sites originally occupied by Revillon Frères trading posts ...
François Chouteau - Biography - Fur Trading
... Sères setup a temporary trading post for John Jacob Astor's American Fur Company on the Randolph Bluffs, along the Missouri River in Clay County ... and his brother Cyprien as partners, created his own fur business ... The company concentrated on western trading routes and engaged other members of the family clan ...
Climate Of Green Bay, Wisconsin - History
... In what later became a French fur-trading route, he sailed up the Ottawa River, through Lake Nipissing and down the French River to Lake Huron, then through the straits of Michilimackinac into Lake Michigan and is ... A small trading post, originally named La Baye or La Baie des Puants (French for "the stinking Bay"), was established by Nicolet at this location in 1634, making Green Bay one of the oldest permanent ... hunted and fished for food, and the women cooked and prepared the furs of the dead animals for rugs, furniture and other uses around the house ...

Famous quotes containing the words trading and/or fur:

    His farm was “grounds,” and not a farm at all;
    His house among the local sheds and shanties
    Rose like a factor’s at a trading station.
    Robert Frost (1874–1963)

    How coyote got his
    ratty old fur coat
    bits of old fur
    the sparrows stuck on him
    with dabs of pitch.
    That was after he lost his proud original one in a poker game.
    Leslie Marmon Silko (b. 1948)