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Red River at Pembina, N.D.
Red River at Pembina, N.D.
TitleRed River at Pembina, N.D.
Date of Originalbetween 1920 and 1930?
DescriptionThis photograph shows the Red River at Pembina, N.D. Notice the cable extending across the middle of the photograph. This was used for cable ferries to cross the river.
General SubjectWater
Subject (LCTGM)Rivers
LocationPembina County (N.D.)
Pembina (N.D.)
Red River of the North
Item NumberPCHS-5127
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Dimensions of Original7 x 11 cm
Transcription"Pembina, Red River at these got the best of any"- Handwritten on back of photograph.
NotesTitle created by staff.
Photographer unknown.
Biography/HistoryThe name Pembina is derived from the Chippewa Indian term for the high bush cranberry which grew in profusion along the Pembina River. Anepeminan Sipi means Redberry River. With the pronunciation of the French Metis, anepeminan could very easily become Pembina.
Bibliographic ReferencePembina Centennial Committee. A History of Pembina County. 1967, 4.
Repository InstitutionPembina County Historical Society
Repository CollectionPembina County Historical Society Photograph Collection
Credit LinePembina County Historical Society (PCHS-5127)
Rights ManagementCopyright transferred to Pembina County Historical Society
Ordering InformationPembina County Historical Society
Zelda Hartje
13572 Hwy 5
Cavalier, ND 58220
Phone: (701) 265-4941
GrantNHPRC SNAP Grant 2009-2010 NAR10-RC-10062-09
Digital IDdmPCHS5127
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