Red River Cart - Indian Head, SK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jiggs11
N 50° 31.622 W 103° 40.658
13U E 593728 N 5598066
Quick Description: Exact replica of a Red River Cart, used by settlers as they travelled west in the 19th century.
Location: Saskatchewan, Canada
Date Posted: 10/21/2020 11:27:24 AM
Waymark Code: WM139VR
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Bear and Ragged
Views: 2

Long Description:
Red River Carts were first developed by the Metis in their daily movement of goods around the Red River settlements in eastern Manitoba.

The carts were built entirely of wood.

As settlement and especially fur trading expanded westward, the carts became increasingly popular with settlers, farmers and traders, as they were well-suited to the relatively flat landscape.

The cart on display is an exact replica built in 1992 by local wainright (wagon-builder) Bill Hynman.
Where is original located?: Manitoba Museum - Winnipeg

Where is this replica located?: Indian Head., SK

Who created the original?: Metis

Internet Link about Original:

Year Original was Created (approx. ok): 1870

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