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2 edition of Fort St. James and New Caledonia found in the catalog.

Fort St. James and New Caledonia

Marie Elliott

Fort St. James and New Caledonia

where British Columbia began

by Marie Elliott

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Published by Harbour Pub. in Madeira Park, BC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fort St. James (B.C.) -- History,
  • Northwest, Canadian -- History -- To 1870,
  • Fort St. James (C.-B.) -- Histoire,
  • Nord-Ouest canadien -- Histoire -- Jusqu"à 1870

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 239-244) and index.

    StatementMarie Elliott ; [edited by Betty Keller].
    ContributionsKeller, Betty.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF1089.5.F625 E55 2009
    The Physical Object
    Pagination270 p. :
    Number of Pages270
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23939897M
    ISBN 101550174789
    ISBN 109781550174786
    LC Control Number2009482299

    Please note that only Hudson’s Bay Company fur trade posts appear in these maps because the map is based on the fur trade posts originally included in the Archives’ “Section B” records. While this map has limitations, it is helpful as a starting point. Search by Region. To determine which regional map to look at, search for the fur. We recommend booking Fort St. James National Historic Site tours ahead of time to secure your spot. If you book with Tripadvisor, you can cancel up to 24 hours before your tour starts for a full refund. See all 1 Fort St. James National Historic Site tours on Tripadvisor5/5().

    P.O. Box Stuart Drive West Fort St. James, BC V0J 1P0. 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 has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

    The fort was renamed Fort St. James when the North West Company and the Hudson's Bay Company (HBC) merged in under the HBC name. It served as the headquarters for the HBC's New Caledonia District. The fort was built as a trading post and as such it provided the local indigenous peoples access to trade goods in return for fur pelts.   Daily adventures. Celebrate a time when the fur trade ruled and Fort St. James was the king of commerce in the Northern BC region, once known as New Caledonia. Enter the year immersed in the stories of the people who traded here, equally .


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Douglas Ave, P.O. BoxFort St. James B.C. V0J 1P0. The New Caledonia Motel offers bright, clean and comfortable rooms at very reasonable rates.

Located within easy walking distance to the Fort St. James National Historic Park, shopping, dinning, Stuart Lake, theater, curling, and the ice arena.

Book New Caledonia Motel, Fort St. James on Tripadvisor: See 12 traveller reviews, 9 candid photos, and great deals for New Caledonia Motel, ranked #1 of 1 3/5(12). Get current local news, crime, politics, weather, sports, entertainment, arts, features, obituaries, real estate and all other stories relevant to residents of Fort.

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Fort St. James and New Caledonia: Where British Columbia Began. By Marie Elliott. November 4, Review By William Morrison. M any residents of British Columbia are Fort St. James and New Caledonia book unaware that the settler history of the province began not in the Fraser Valley but in New Caledonia, the north-central interior, a result not of the explorations of.

Fort St. James and New Caledonia is the first history of this crucial chapter in over one hundred years. Using unpublished Hudson's Bay Company archival material, Marie Elliott delivers rare glimpses into the lives and times of the first fur traders, weaving a tapestry of colourful characters including the great Carrier chief Kwah, Nor'westers.

New Caledonia Motel: Worst Stay Ever - See 12 traveller reviews, 9 candid photos, and great deals for New Caledonia Motel at Tripadvisor.

Fort St. James Tourism Fort St. James Hotels4/5. Located a short distance from the Fort St. James shops, restaurants and tourist attractions is the New Caledonia Motel.

Here we offer travellers a comfortable, clean and quiet place to rest, relax and unwind. Our spacious accommodations feature air conditioning, free Wi-Fi, microwaves, fridges, flat screen TVs, free movies, hair dryers and more!Location: Douglas Ave, Fort St.

James, V0J1P0, BC. Celebrating its bicentennial inFort St. James was one of the first permanent European settlements in the Canadian province British Columbia, once known as New Caledonia, and was one of the central trading posts of the 19th century fur trade.

This book contains a history of the fur trade as it developed in and around Fort St. James. The site is under construction, please bear with us. Things to do and places to see and information links in Fort st.

James, B.C. District of Fort St. James website – Fort St. James Chamber of Commerce – – Fort St. James National Historic Site. Paarens Beach Provincial Park – Caledonia Classic Dogsled Race – College of New Caledonia. Contact Information. Hospital Rd. Vanderhoof, BC, V0J 3A2 Phone: 1+ Toll Free: Get Directions [email protected] NEW this year: Mile Race (7-dog) 10 team limit.

Schedule of Events. See pictures and comments on Facebook. Questions. Email or phone Craig Houghton at The Caledonia Classic Sled Dog Race is 25 years old. During that time, a small core of volunteers has worked hard to provide a consistent high-quality race experience.

Fort St. James – the hub of New Caledonia Before the Fraser River Gold Rush, the Hudson’s Bay Company ruled New Caledonia (British Columbia) like a company town. Fort St. James on Stuart Lake was considered to be the hub of fur trading activity and the fort’s chief factor was responsible for the entire New Caledonia.

Fort St. James District, Fort Saint James, BC. 1, likes 91 talking about this 3, were here. Fort St. James is the gateway to a chain of rivers and lakes that traverse kilometres of Followers: K. Located a short distance from the Fort St.

James shops, restaurants and tourist attractions is the New Caledonia Motel. Here we offer travellers a comfortable, clean and quiet place to rest, relax and unwind. Our spacious accommodations feature air conditioning, free Wi-Fi, microwaves, fridges, flat screen TVs, free movies, hair dryers and more 1/5(3).

Stuart Lake Golf Club, Fort Saint James. likes 3 talking about this were here. A challenging 9 hole course located on the shores of beautiful Stuart Lake/5(5).

Fort St. James offers a wide variety of opportunities for getting involved in sports and recreation. Most of the local groups are run by volunteers, so it’s a great way to get involved in the community.

Our setting on the south shore of beautiful Stuart Lake opens up a world of outdoor recreation. New Caledonia was a fur-trading district of the Hudson's Bay Company that comprised the territory of the north-central portions of present-day British Columbia, not a British colony, New Caledonia was part of the British claim to North administrative centre was Fort St.

James. The rest of what is now mainland British Columbia was called the Columbia Department by the. The Stuart River was the exploration route of Simon Fraser and the travel route of the New Caledonia fur trade canoe brigades.

Paddlewheelers plied the rivers (circa ) to supply Fort St James and other fur trading outposts. Today, riverboats guide visitors along the .Gale Courses are free to Fort St. James Library cardholders. We gratefully acknowledge the support of the College of New Caledonia and the College of New Caledonia’s Community and Adult Literacy Program for their support in bringing this platform to the community.Labelled "Fort James" on Trutch's map of British Columbia, presumably a mistake.

Fort St. James Post Office was opened 1 Mayseems to have closed the following year then re-opened 1 May Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office.

The reason for the new name is.