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From: Doug Gordon <>
Subject: Re: [TMG] Re: Yellowknife
Date: Fri, 28 Feb 2003 21:56:56 -0500
> Nancy might have mentioned that Yellowknife has been around for
> a while. It started as a trading post in 1789. Now, since we're
> killing time, can any of you history buffs tell us what famous (to
> Canadians, anyway) explorer established that trading post? Hint:
> he was the first man to reach the Pacific by the overland route.
> (and I don't mean Balboa)
> Jim Polson
> in Vancouver, where the cherry trees are in bloom
Would that have been MacKenzie, or was it Fraser?