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C.N.R. East Yards Redevelopment '84: A Showcase of Winnipeg's Past and Future
Some Aspects of the Historical Geography of the Red River Settlement from 1812-70
The North West Company and the Hudson's Bay Company Forts: 1810-1830
This paper presents a structural history of Forts Gibraltar I and II, Fort Garry and Upper Fort Garry. The article contains descriptive accounts by witnesses, details of various buildings, fort locations, construction techniques and the archaeological significance. There are maps and drawings of landscapes and construction details.
The Red-Assiniboine Junction: A Land Use and Structural History, 1770-1980
This manuscript provides a comprehensive land use and historic summary of The Forks area. Discussion includes: First Inhabitants (1640-1900); French presence (1730-1760); Pedlars and Nor’Westers (1765-1811); Fur Trade and Settlement (1812-1821); Hudson’s Bay Company (1821-1850); Red River Settlement (1821-1869); The Forks and Red River Resistance (1869-1870); The Junction (1870-1908); Winnipeg’s Union Station and East Yards (1908-1980). Early land usage is presented with historical documents and maps. Post-1800 structures are presented through plans, paintings or photographs, with commentary on: the need for the structures of each historic period; the 1846 occupation of Fort Garry by the Sixth Regiment of Foot and subsequent military residences; the formation of Manitoba and resulting structures; and railway structures of a declining commercial area.
Upper Fort Garry Land Use from 1835-1899: A Study of Previous Impacts, Potential Intact Remains and the Heritage Impact Assessment Program
This report summarizes the history of land use of Upper Fort Garry and surrounding area with descriptions of structures built during the following time frames: Upper Fort Garry 1835-1850 and 1850-1880; Upper Fort Garry Land Use 1880-1900, 1900-1920 and 1960-Present. Maps, diagrams and tables facilitate the discussion. Areas are identified in which there is potential for intact heritage resources to be recovered.
1989. Upper Fort Garry Land Use from 1835-1899: A Study of Previous Impacts, Potential Intact Remains and the Heritage Impact Assessment Program. Winnipeg:Historic Resources, Manitoba Culture, Heritage and Recreation. [ Research report (43pp)(HRB) ].