Rae, John National Historic Person

n/a, Northwest Territories
John Rae showing map and Arctic relics of the Sir John Franklin Expedition (© Byrne & Co. / Library and Archives Canada)
John Rae
(© Byrne & Co. / Library and Archives Canada)
Address : n/a, Northwest Territories

Recognition Statute: Historic Sites and Monuments Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. H-4)
Designation Date: 1973-11-15
Life Date: 1813 to 1893

Other Name(s):
  • Rae, John  (Designation Name)
Research Report Number: 1962-036, 1967-001, 2008-CED-SDC-014, 2008-CED-SDC-019, 2012-CED-SDC-011

Importance: Fur trader, arctic explorer, searched for Franklin (1848, 1851, 1853-54)