Fort McMurray, Alberta — The Canadian Prairies
Discovered by Peter Pond in 1778 and used continuously for more than a century for more than a century by fur-traders and explorers, including Sir Alexander Mackenzie, Sir John Franklin, and Sir George Simpson.
Erected 1937 by Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Canada, Historic Sites and Monuments Board marker series.
Location. 56° 43.867′ N, 111° 22.34′ W. Marker is in Fort McMurray, Alberta. Marker is at the intersection of Morimoto Drive and Hardin Street, on the right when traveling south on Morimoto Drive. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fort McMurray, Alberta T9H 5E3, Canada.
Additional keywords. Portage La Loche
Categories. • Waterways & Vessels •
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