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Alexander Mackenzie

Description: In 1789, Alexander Mackenzie, who was a partner in the Northwest Fur Company, began exploring the west and discovered the Mackenzie River, which was, of course, named for him. He and his party are also credited with the first overland journey across North America.

 

Original Collection: Visual Instruction Department Lantern Slides

 

Item Number: P217:set 038 002

 

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Taken on June 18, 2009