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Antoine Gingras trading post, Walhalla, N.D.
Antoine Gingras trading post, Walhalla, N.D.
TitleAntoine Gingras trading post, Walhalla, N.D.
Date of Original1962-06
CreatorElliot, R. J.
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionLong, wooden structure viewed at 3/4 angle. The roof is collapsed. Grass is in the foreground. This was the Gingras trading post.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectFur trade
Historic sites
Pioneer Era
Subject (LCTGM)Trading posts
Wooden buildings
Abandoned buildings
Personal NameGingras, Antoine, 1821-1877
LocationWalhalla (N.D.)
Decade1960-1969
Item NumberA3982-4
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Transcription"June 1962"--Printed on front of photograph.
"Gingras trading post, Walhalla, 1962. Elliot photo."--Handwritten on back of photograph.
"North Dakota State Parks, R.J. Elliot"--Stamped on back of photograph.
NotesTitle created by staff.
Biography/HistoryAntoine Gingras settled here in the 1840s. Gingras was a prominent fur trader, a representative in the Minnesota Territorial legislature, and participated in the 1869 Metis rebellion against Canadian rule, led by Louis Riel.
External ResourceConsult http://history.nd.gov/historicsites/gringras/index.html
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionState Historical Society of North Dakota Photograph Collection A
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (A3982-4 )
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDA3982-4
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