Fishing on the River People fishing at the Koochiching Falls with Fort Frances in the background (top). Above, the building of a canal to be located on the Rainy River where the International Bridge now stands. The canal was never finished. These pictures were taken around the turn of the […]

Fort Frances Museum

Two unsuccessful attempts at making a treaty with the Indians West of Lakehead were made in 1871 and 1872. In 1873 Lieutenant- Governor Alexander Morris of Manitoba was sent to settle the treaty. The area was of strategic importance to Ottawa because of the Dawson Trail which went through Rainy […]