The Fur Trade at Lachine National Historic Site of Canada

Stone warehouse used as depot, 1803; North West Company and Hudson's Bay Company

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Step into the vibrant fur trade era in the heart of Old Lachine. Pass through the doors of the 1803 stone warehouse and relive a vibrant page of history through the lives of voyageurs, the bourgeois and the Indigenous peoples. Imagine bales of pelts, stacked crates of goods and barrels of provisions. In the air there is the distinct smell of beaver pelts – the most coveted of the furs brought out of the wilderness.