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Jun 16, 2016 - North West Company Fur Post

It was only a 2 1/2 hour drive to Duluth where we would see Lake Superior for the first time. We decided to stop in Pine City on the way, just off I 35 for a tour of an 1804 trading post. It had been a British post and the eight voyaguers from Quebec, hired by the North West Company, came from Quebec, riding in a large birch bark canoe with the representative from the North West Company. They built a trading post in 6 weeks in late fall and traded with the Ojibwe Indian tribe over the winter, trading items like cast iron cooking pots for...

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Jun 22, 2008 - Pine City, MN

After leaving the travel plaza Sunday a.m. and heading northwest through Wisconsin, we realized we were not far from some friends (Gerry and Arlene) from NY/FL who had a summer home in Pine City, MN. It was 3 hours out of our way but well worth the trip. They have a beautiful house on a gorgeous lake and Steven and Deanna had a great time fishing and swimming. After a cruise around the lake on their pontoon boat we had dinner and a great evening. It was good to see them again and they were so glad we stopped. They were gracious hosts. We...

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