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Fort Whoop-up

Georgia Green Fooks

Fort Whoop-up

Alberta"s first and most notorious whisky fort

by Georgia Green Fooks

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Published by Whoop-up Country Chapter, Historical Society of Alberta in Lethbridge, Alta .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Historic sites -- Alberta,
  • Fort Whoop-up (Alta.) -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 63.

    StatementGeorgia Green Fooks.
    SeriesOccasional paper / Whoop-up Country Chapter, Historical Society of Alberta -- no. 11, Occasional paper (Historical Society of Alberta. Whoop-up County Chapter) -- no. 11
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsFC3699.F698 F6, F5772 F58 1983
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 64 p. :
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20151273M

    This project will repair damage done to the coulee behind Fort Whoop Up and Alex Johnston Pathway as a result of a storm main repair from Background In summer , the existing storm main situated in the coulee behind Fort Whoop Up suffered a break and needed to be replaced. Get this from a library! Fort Whoop-Up: Alberta's first and most notorious whisky fort. [Georgia Green Fooks; Historical Society of Alberta. Whoop-up Country Chapter.].

      And if you want to know more of the actual trail, pick up a copy Paul F. Sharp's THE WHOOP-UP COUNTRY: The Canadian-American West published in by The University of Oklahoma s: 7.   A sweeping survey of the writers who created the magnificent Mythology of our North-West Mounted Police. My Top 10 Mountie Fiction Writers in some detail — and a look at many other authors. Including Giles A Lutz and Terrance Dicks, who both wrote about the taking of Fort Whoop-Up. Amply illustrated with marvelous magazine and book covers.

    I enjoy all his writings having most on my western shelves, and especially this latest book about the Whoop-up trail running from Montana to Fort Whoop Up and a little farther to Fort McCleod, both in Canada. This book not only has a good story line it also contains some historical information of the actual trail itself. Essentially a rancher. Big Savings and low prices on Fort Whoop Up, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada. Lethbridge,. Lethbridge. Alberta. Canada hotels, motels, resorts and inns. Find best hotel deals and discounts. Book online now or call 24/7 toll-free.


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Fort Whoop-Up Fort Whoop-Up is a replica of an original fur trading fort built in the late s. We tell the story of the buffalo robe and illegal whisky trade, the years leading up to and the years that followed.

We tell the story of this region and the people here from the mids to the early s. Hotels near Fort Whoop-Up: ( mi) Sandman Signature Lethbridge Lodge ( mi) Coast Lethbridge Hotel & Conference Centre ( mi) Days Inn by Wyndham Lethbridge ( mi) Wingate by Wyndham Lethbridge ( mi) Best Western Plus Service Inn & Suites; View all hotels near Fort Whoop-Up on Tripadvisor4/5().

Fort Whoop-Up was the nickname (eventually adopted as the official name) given to a whisky trading post, originally Fort Hamilton, near what is now Lethbridge, Alberta.

During the late 19th century, the post served as a centre for trading activities, including the illegal whisky trade. The sale of whisky was outlawed but, due to the lack of law enforcement in the region prior tomany Location: Alberta, Canada.

Fort Whoop-Up, Lethbridge, Alberta. likes. Fort Whoop-Up is a replica of the original fort that was built to help visitors experience the lifestyle and cultures in the region in the s–sFollowers: Nestled in the coulees, near the Oldman River, lies Fort Whoop-Up, the famous frontier trading post.

It all started inwhen American fur traders brought a wagon train of whiskey and other trade goods north. They established a stockade, later known as Fort Whoop Up, and made a ton of profit before the Mounties showed up to rein in the.

Aug 2, - Fort Whoop-Up is a replica of an original fur trading fort built in the late s. We explore the history, cultures, and traditions of the communities that lived in the region in the time the 4/5().

Throughout its exciting history, Fort Whoop-Up was the site of two suspected arson attacks, the famous Battle of Belly River, preparations for a Spitzee Cavalry (a wolfer militia) attack on Fort Kipp, and a plethora of unscrupulous trade with the an effort to stem the violence and lawlessness that Fort Whoop-Up generated, and to establish Canadian sovereignty in an area that.

Fort Whoop-Up tells the story of the buffalo robe trade, the years leading up to and the years that followed. We will be telling the story of this region, and the people here, from the mids to the early s.

It is a complex story that includes the Niitsitapi (Blackfoot), other First Nations, Métis, Canadians, Americans, and British. Fort Whoop-Up programs are only available from the second week of May to the last week of June.

Overview Learn about the traders, Indigenous people, Metis and NWMP who worked and lived at Fort Whoop-Up after it was constructed in Heritage Value. Fort Whoop-Up was designated a national historic site of Canada in because: lawless conditions at Fort Whoop-Up, the earliest and most notorious of the “whisky forts,” hastened the formation of the North-West Mounted Police in to assure the maintenance of law and order in western Canada.

Hotels near Fort Whoop-Up: ( km) Sandman Signature Lethbridge Lodge ( km) Coast Lethbridge Hotel & Conference Centre ( km) Days Inn by Wyndham Lethbridge ( km) Wingate by Wyndham Lethbridge ( km) Best Western Plus Service Inn & Suites; View all hotels near Fort Whoop-Up on Tripadvisor4/5().

Fort Whoop-Up, Lethbridge: See reviews, articles, and 51 photos of Fort Whoop-Up, ranked No.5 on Tripadvisor among 37 attractions in Lethbridge.4/5(). The Fort Whoop-Up experience starts with a short video explaining this origins and history of the fort and the surrounding area.

I learned a lot about the buffalo robe and whiskey trade of the s, and it really helped to colour the rest of the tour. The fort proper has plenty 4/5(). Hotels near Fort Whoop-Up: ( km) Sandman Signature Lethbridge Lodge ( km) Coast Lethbridge Hotel & Conference Centre ( km) Days Inn by Wyndham Lethbridge ( km) Wingate by Wyndham Lethbridge ( km) Best Western Plus Service Inn & Suites; View all hotels near Fort Whoop-Up on Tripadvisor.

The MARCH ON FORT WHOOP-UP is a comic book depicting the formation of the NORTH-WEST MOUNTED POLICE, the forerunner of today's ROYAL CANADIAN MOUNTED POLICE.

Artist: Claude St. Fort Whoop-Up, situated at the junction of the Belly (now Oldman) and St Mary rivers, near present-day Lethbridge, Alberta, was established in by John J.

Healy and Alfred B. Hamilton of Montana. Its primary purpose was to gain a quick profit through an illicit trade in whisky for bison robes with Cree and Blackfoot people in the unpoliced. Find hotels near Fort Whoop Up, Canada online. Good availability and great rates. Book online, pay at the hotel.

No reservation costs. Fort Whoop Up is located in a welcoming area of Lethbridge that travelers like for its gardens and museums. Lethbridge is home to 28 hotels and other accommodations, so you can find something that's perfect for your stay.

Staying Near Fort Whoop Up. You can choose from these hotels and other accommodations, all within a mile of Fort Whoop Up. Photos courtesy Fort Whoop-Up / Graham Ruttan # FORTWHOOPUP marks years since the initial construction of Fort Hamilton, or Fort Whoop-Up as it came to be known.

In this series, we are exploring the history of the original fort and of the replica of the fort built in Indian Battle Park. Canada’s bad ole days The exterior of Fort “Whoop-Up” around Notice the trade flag flying above the turret.; Established by Montana fur traders inFort Whoop-Up was a whiskey post founded by a group of unscrupulous traders bringing the proud Blackfoot Indians to a state of degeneration, taking their furs and guns in exchange for a potent drink called “Whoop-Up bug.

Lethbridge Tourism; Lethbridge Hotels; Lethbridge Bed and Breakfast; Lethbridge Vacation Rentals; Lethbridge Vacation Packages; Flights to Lethbridge; Lethbridge Restaurants4/ TripAdvisor reviews.Potts was born in or before near Fort McKenzie, Montana. He was the only child of his Kainai - Cree [4] mother, Namo-pisi (Crooked Back), and Andrew R.

Potts, a Scottish fur trader. Upon the death of his father inJerry was given to American Fur Company trader Alexander Harvey by Namo-pisi prior to rejoining her tribe.There are so many reasons to book your Fort Whoop Up vacation package with Travelocity.

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