Fort Dauphin National Historic Event
HSMBC plaque and cairn
© Parks Canada Agency / Agence Parcs Canada, 2006.
Edna Street and Armstrong Avenue, Winnipegosis, Manitoba
Historic Sites and Monuments Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. H-4)
1741 to 1741
Event, Person, Organization:
Pierre de la Vérendrye
North West Company
Research Report Number:
One of La Vérendrye's posts, built 1741; North West Company
Existing plaque: In Manitoba Beach Park, near the intersection of Edna and Armstrong, Winnipegosis, Manitoba
In the fall of 1741, at the request of the Crees and Assiniboines, Pierre de la Vérendrye built in this vicinity fort Dauphin.