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April 10, 1915 - Fort George trading post closes doors after over a century of service

It was the end of an era.

This week in 1915, the Hudson’s Bay Company closed, for good, its old “Fort George” trading post near the junction of the Fraser and Nechako Rivers. 471 more words

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This Week in History (1915): "Mail by rail" arrives in Prince George

During the last week of February, 1915, citizens of Prince George and other communities along the one-year-old Grand Trunk Pacific rail line from Edmonton to Prince Rupert received welcome news: mail cars would now be a regular part of all trains running east and west, a development that meant faster, more reliable mail service to and from Northern British Columbia. 183 more words

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