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Antoine Gingras' roofless fur trading post, Walhalla, N.D.
Antoine Gingras' roofless fur trading post, Walhalla, N.D.
TitleAntoine Gingras' roofless fur trading post, Walhalla, N.D.
Date of Original1966-07-09
CreatorPelletier, Emile
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionA long wooden building in an open field. The roof has collapsed, and the material is obviously worn.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectFur trade
Historic sites
Pioneer Era
Subject (LCTGM)Trading posts
Wooden buildings
Abandoned buildings
Historic sites
Personal NameGingras, Antoine, 1821-1877
LocationWalhalla (N.D.)
Decade1960-1969
Item NumberA5132
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Transcription"The "roofless" fur-trading post store of Antoine B. Gingras on the old ox-cart trail a few miles N.E. of Walhalla, N.D. It was established in the middle 1840's or thereabouts, (1844) now deteriorating etc. Pictured by Emile Pelletier of St. Boniface, Man., Sat. aftn. July 9, 1966. It was later (many years afterwards) converted into a barn by Allen G. Andrews, then owner, etc. Albert E. Dease"--Handwritten 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 (A5132)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDshA5132
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