Settlers' Effects - Prince George - Environmental, Cultural & Social Change from 1805-1972 - Fort George
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Fort George
The Fort George trading post was established by the Northwest Company in 1807 at the confluence of the Nechako and Fraser Rivers. The fort was purchased by the Hudson's Bay Company in 1820 and became an important cultural bridge between First Nations people and the early settlers in the area.

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Trapping and Trading - The earliest settlers were prospectors and European trappers looking for their fortunes.

First Nations - First Nations people have long lived in the Prince George area. Their knowledge of the region helped many of the early settlers to survive.

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