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The Adventures of Alexander Henry the Elder: Part 15

The Adventures of Alexander Henry the Elder: Part 15 Continued from The Adventures of Alexander Henry the Elder: Part 14. Across the Prairies On January 1, 1776, Alexander Henry decided to visit the westerly prairies. Accompanied by two French-Canadians, Henry snowshoed to Cumberland House, struggling through deep snow and suffering bitterly cold temperatures. In

The Adventures of Alexander Henry the Elder: Part 7

The Adventures of Alexander Henry the Elder: Part 7 Continued from The Adventures of Alexander Henry the Elder: Part 6. The Massacre of Fort Michilimackinac Alexander Henry spent the spring of 1763 at Sault Ste. Marie, during which time he assisted the resident soldiers in producing maple syrup. He returned to Michilimackinac on May
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The Adventures of Alexander Henry the Elder: Part 6

The Adventures of Alexander Henry the Elder: Part 6 Continued from The Adventures of Alexander Henry the Elder: Part 5. Winter at Mackinac Before chronicling his winter at Mackinac, Alexander Henry described the provisions on which the French-Canadian voyageurs subsisted during their long voyages into the heart of Indian country. Specifically, the voyageurs from
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