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Fort Union Trading Post

Erwin N. Thompson

Fort Union Trading Post

Fur Trade Empire on the Upper Missouri

by Erwin N. Thompson

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Published by Fort Union Association .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages111
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11747017M
ISBN 100967225124
ISBN 109780967225128

Annual Fort Union Rendezvous - A 19th Century Fur Trade Fair Located in the middle of nowhere, straddling the North Dakota-Montana border, the accurately reconstructed trading post is located on /5().  /  °N °W  / ;  (Fort Union Trading Post) McKenzie and Williams. Most important fur trading post on the upper Missouri until Visitors included John James Audubon, George Catlin, Father Pierre DeSmet, Sitting Bull, Karl Bodmer, and Jim Bridger. Huff Archeological Site.

About Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site, reached via US 2 and SR , is 25 miles southwest of Williston, N.D., and 24 miles northeast of Sidney, Mont. Founded by John Jacob Astor for his American Fur Co. in , the trading post became the center for the fur trade on the Upper Missouri River. The view south over the Missouri River from beside Fort Union's southwest bastion. George Catlin, a noted painter of American Indian portraits, first expressed the national park idea after visiting historic Fort Union, a trading post, in /5(7).

Report Center for State of the Parks: Fort Union Trading Post Congress created Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site to "commemorate the significant role played by Fort Union as a fur trading post on the Upper Missouri River." An assessment indicates that, overall, cultural and natural resources are in fair condition. Save on popular hotels near Fort Union Trading Post, Williston: Browse Expedia's selection of 40 hotels and places to stay closest to Fort Union Trading Post. Find cheap deals and discount rates among them that best fit your budget. It's simple to book your hotel with Expedia!


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Fort Union Trading Post by Erwin N. Thompson Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book is a history of the famous fur trading post located on the Missouri River, a few miles west of the mouth of the Yellowstone River, which sits almost exactly on the state line separating Montana and North Dakota.

The fort was built by Kenneth McKenzie for the American Fur Company in (not finished until ).4/5(1). Fort Buford 6th Infantry Regiment Association; Francis Paul Prucha; Frederick E.

Hoxie; Friends of Fort Union Trading Post; Hiram Martin Chittenden; James A. Hanson Ph.D. James D. McLaird; James L. Long; James R. Walker; Janis Herbert; John C.

Ewers "Fort Union and Fort William" Letter Book & Journal. Price $ New. Quick View. Fort Union was central to the trade on the Upper Missouri and this book recounts the events surrounding the post and people who passed through.

It also chronicles the change in the trade from the late s through the mid s. It also shows how the most powerful of Fur Trade Enterprises Cited by: 4. Fort Union Trading Post Association's gift shop includes books, apparel, souveneirs, items for the home, posters, postcards, and reproduction items for the historian.

COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction Fort Union Trading Post book pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Fort of fur traders along the Missouri River A completely restored trading post that depicts how the American Fur Company successfully coexisted with Assiniboine Cree, Ojibway and other tribes of upper western ND.

Trading benefitted both the Company and the Native Peoples of this region. Very beautiful location but it is a /5(). Located in the center of the fort's courtyard, the Bourgeois House/Visitor Center features exhibits and close-captioned videos that document Fort Union's life and history as a trading post between and The exhibits include artifacts recovered during the extensive archaeological excavations that made the fort's reconstruction possible.

The most important fur trading post on the upper Missouri River, Fort Union controlled the bison robe and fur trade over a huge area encompassing what are now North and South Dakota, Montana, and Wyoming from to Here, Assiniboine, Crow, Cree, Ojibway, Blackfoot, Hidatsa, Mandan.

The Grandest Fort on the Upper Missouri River Between andFort Union was the most important fur trade post on the Upper Missouri River. Here, the Assiniboine and six other Northern Plains Indian Tribes exchanged buffalo robes and smaller furs for goods from around the world, including cloth, guns, blankets, and beads.

Fort Union Supply and Trading Co. SinceFort Union Supply and Trading Co. has provided janitorial equipment and cleaning products to customers throughout Williston, ND.

We carry high-quality products at affordable prices, all backed by more than 30 years in the janitorial supply industry. Built to last, Fort Union survived for forty years?long enough to make it the longest-lived fur-trading post in the history of the United States. But the fort's destruction in marked only the.

Print book: National government publication: English: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: Historic sites -- North Dakota. Historic sites -- Montana. Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site (N.D.

and Mont.) View all subjects; More like this: Similar Items. Built to last, Fort Union survived for forty years—long enough to make it the longest-lived fur-trading post in the history of the United States.

But the fort's destruction in marked only the beginning of a tale just as fascinating, a story that concluded with the partial rebuilding of the fort Cited by: 2. UntilFort Union was the central, and busiest, trading post on the upper Missouri, instrumental in developing the fur trade in Montana.

Here Assiniboine, Crow, Cree, Ojibwe, Blackfoot, Hidatsa, Lakota, and other tribes traded buffalo robes and furs for trade goods including beads, [6] clay pipes, [7] guns, blankets, knives, cookware, cloth, and ect: American Fur Company.

Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site has made the difficult, but necessary, decision to cancel the upcoming Rendezvous that was scheduled for JuneThe health and safety of our visitors, employees, volunteers, and partners at Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site is our number one priority/5(7).

Summertime at the fort is the best time to visit with many annual events. Where the Yellowstone River meets the Missouri sits an important piece of American history. This historic site was once the principal fur trading post of the American Fur Company in the s.

The race will be held at Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site. Fort Union is located on the North Dakota/Montana border, approximately 25 miles Southwest of Williston, ND and 24 miles North of Sidney, MT.

Just remember, Fort Union is in Central time zone. The Fort overlooks the confluence of the Missouri and Yellowstone Rivers, the. Fort Union Trading Post was the most important fur trading post on the upper Missouri from to Assiniboine, Crow, Cree, Ojibway, Blackfeet, Hidatsa, and other tribes peacefully traded buffalo robes and other furs for trade goods such as beads, guns, blankets, knives, cookware, and cloth from American Fur Company traders.

Fort Union Rendezvous - Cancelled 5/11/ Public Hosted by Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site. clock. Jun 18 at AM – Jun 21 at PM CDT. pin.

Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site. 77 Going Interested. Share this event with your friends. Fort Union Trading Post NHS will host the annual Rendezvous, Thursday through Sunday JuneMark the dates on your calendar and come and participate in the Upper Missouri’s finest fur trade fair at one of the West’s most imposing historic sites.

Each. Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site, North Dakota. This is the only site on this list that North Dakota shares with another state: Montana. It preserves the partially reconstructed trading post located close to the two states’ borders.

It is one of the earliest national historic landmarks to be declared in the US (which is on ).Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Fort Union Trading Post Fur Trade Empire on The Upper Missouri Paperback – at the best online prices at. From the south, the Fort Union Trading Post appears much like it would have looked to the trappers and traders who came downstream (from the south) to the confluence of the rivers.

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