American-born Canadian fur trader and explorer best known for his harrowing exploration of a trade route from Canada's far west to the Pacific Ocean in 1808. His path wes...
Born 1776, Bennington, Vermont Died April 19, 1862, St. Andrew’s, Ontario
In the early nineteenth century both Great Britain and the United States competed for rights to the Pacif...
Simon Fraser (1776-1862) was a Canadian explorer and fur trader and the first man to follow the Fraser River from its source in the Rocky Mountains to the Pacific Ocean.Simon Fraser was born at Bennin...