Fort A La Corne
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Altima Voyageur
N 53° 14.000 W 105° 05.167
13U E 494252 N 5898230
This is located at the forks of the North Saskatchewan and the South Saskatchewan Rivers, about 50 kilometers from Prince Albert. The Saskatchewan waymark is nearby.
Waymark Code: WMJ734
Location: Saskatchewan, Canada
Date Posted: 10/04/2013
Published By:Groundspeak Regular Member StagsRoar
Views: 1

As the plaque reads:

Fort A La Corne

Fort St. Louis, 1753-57, was built by Chevalier De La Corne below the forks of the river. His first post in Saskatchewan, where the first grain was grown, marked the apex of French penetration of the West. It was the site of several later posts of Fort A La Corne pf the Hudson Bay Company, 1846-1932, and of the Nepowewin Mission Founded by Rev. Henry Budd, 1831.

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Marker type: Cairn

Marker placement date: Not listed

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