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Capture of Fort William 1816, The

In retaliation for the violent opposition encountered from fur traders to his Scottish settlement in the Red River valley, Lord Selkirk attacked and seized the North West Company's headquarters at Fort William in 1816. In his capacity as a justice of the peace, Selkirk arrested several of the company's senior partners.

Location

In Paterson Park, May Street North and Miles Street East, Thunder Bay

Region: Northern Ontario

County/District: District of Thunder Bay

Municipality: City of Thunder Bay

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