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Various animal pelts hang from the rafters of a building at the fur trading post at Lower Fort Garry National Park in Manitoba, Canada.

At the Lower Fort Garry National Park in Manitoba, Canada you will take a trip back to the 19th century when fur trading was a way of life. This fur trading post is an amazing place to visit and in some of the buildings you will find a variety of animal pelts hanging from the wooden structure.

The entire complex is enclosed by stone and it was not solely a fur trading post as much of the trade that went through Lower Fort Garry was what the local people of Manitoba had grown on their farms. Fur trading was still very popular at Lower Fort Garry as many of the animal pelts were bought by the Hudson's Bay Company. These were then sent to local towns around the area but many were repackaged and sent onward to England.In the later years around 1840, the Hudson Bay Company built industrial buildings at Lower Fort Garry some which were a brewery, blacksmith and a sawmill. Stone and wood were used ... continue below the picture...


Animal Pelts Fur Trading Post Manitoba

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Animal Pelts Fur Trading Post Manitoba
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... to construct the fur trading post and the other buildings at Lower Fort Garry in Manitoba and when visiting you can see how construction was done over one hundred and fifty years ago.

As you wander through Lower Fort Garry, interpreters who are dressed in costume appropriate to the mid-1800's will relate history of the fur trading post business to you and play out events of that time period. The best time to be able to see the buildings and the animal pelts that were used at the fur trading post is between the middle of May up until the beginning of September.

Guided tours are available for the month of September and historic Lower Fort Garry in Manitoba is closed from October through till opening day in the middle of May.Animal pelts,Lower Fort Garry National Park, Manitoba, Canada, North America.

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I photographed this photo with the digital SLR camera model Nikon SUPER COOLSCAN 9000 ED, aperture of , exposure time of sec. on ISO , as always I used a original Canon Lens, the focus lenght for this picture was .

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Animal Pelts Fur Trading Post Manitoba
Various animal pelts hang from the rafters of a building at the fur trading post at Lower Fort Garry National Park in Manitoba, Canada.
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Rolf Hicker
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