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Early fur trading post found in Edmonton

Construction work in Edmonton, Alberta, has unearthed the remains of the city's first settlement. What construction crews thought was just a trench is now being considered the discovery of the city’s first fur trading fort, under the city’s Rossdale Power Plant. Archeologists digging at the site discovered what is believed to be

Explorer David Thompson’s lost trading post found

Archaeologists in Manitoba, Canada, have found explorer David Thompson's first trading post. Two little piles of stones surrounded by scrub pine in northern Manitoba may have given archeologists and historians a physical link to one of North America's greatest explorers and map-makers. Archeologist Perry Blomquist believes the rocks at Sipiwesk Lake on