Fort Mr. Grant

(1824 – 1861) Cuthbert Grant established this fort on the Souris River on behalf of the HBC to keep illegal operations from diverting business away from the company.

Stories

Fort Mr. Grant had the greatest political and social impact of any of the Souris River forts. Cuthbert Grant Jr. built the fort on behalf of the HBC to keep illegal operations from diverting business away from the company.

The Fur Trade on the Souris River flourished because of the proximity of grassland favoured by grazing bison. Pemmican made from these magestic beasts supported the rest of the fur trade.