Fort Babine

FORT BABINE  () was an HBC trading post founded in 1822 at the entrance to the north arm of BABINE LK. Originally named Fort Kilmaurs after the Scottish birthplace of Chief Trader William Brown, it was established mainly to supply SALMON as food for company servants. It closed temporarily in 1829 but reopened and operated until 1872, when it moved to the north end of the lake. The tiny settlement of Old Fort is near the original site. The...

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