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Jun 5, 2008 - Merriman, NE - Museum of the Fur Trade in Chadron

(Ron Writing) This afternoon we visited The Museum of the Fur Trade. This is the only museum dedicated to the history of the first business in North America. They exhibit the entire range of goods traded with the Indians including the largest and most complete collection of guns made for the Indian trade, textiles, costumes, beads, paints, kettles, knives, silver, and much more. The museum is on the site of the earliest trading post in this area, the Bordeaux Trading Post. The museum grounds include an exact replica of the trading house...

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