Chronology of Lower Post History

Chronology of Lower Post History

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1800

Contact

  • Following the establishment of Fort Simpson and Fort Liard probable earliest European contact (Historical Info Relating to Lower Post, n.d.) 
1834

Hudson Bay Company

  • John Macleod of the Hudson Bay Company travels up the Liard from the Mackenzie River, following the Dease River into Dease Lake where he built a trading post with the view of controlling the western fur trade. (Historical Info Relating to Lower Post, n.d.)
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1838
Robert Campbell

  • Robert Campbell occupied same post, abandoning, it in 1939 after post is destroyed by fire. (Historical Info Relating to Lower Post, n.d.) . 
1834

Hudson Bay Company

  • John Macleod of the Hudson Bay Company travels up the Liard from the Mackenzie River, following the Dease River into Dease Lake where he built a trading post with the view of controlling the western fur trade. (Historical Info Relating to Lower Post, n.d.)