Chapter 6: Pre-historic and Early Historic Settlements
The earliest inhabitants of
However, air photos can be used to demonstrate the locations in which settlements existed, their existence having been established by finding artifacts during ground surveys. It was only during the early historic period that forts were constructed, some of which, with the help of reconstruction, have persisted to this day.
6.4: The Location of Fort Ellice on the Assiniboine River South of St. Lazare
One of the Prairie trails that preceded the railway era crossed the Assiniboine at
Figure 6.4: The Location of Fort Ellice on the Assiniboine River South of St. Lazare
Vertical air photograph: A18623-12
Flight height: 9,700 feet a.s.l.; lens focal length: 152.13 mm
Scale: 1:16,500 (approx.)
Date: September 27, 1964
Location: Township 17; Range 28 WI
Map sheets: 1:250,000 62K Riding Mountain
1:50,000 62K/6 Birtle
[i] Macoun, J. Manitoba and the Great Northwest.