Fur Trade at Lachine National Historic Site

All you have to do is push open the door of the old stone warehouse built in 1803 to relive a page of history of the voyageurs, the bourgeois and the Indigenous peoples who shaped Canada. Imagine bales of pelts, stacked crates of goods and barrels of provisions. In the air there is the distinct smell of beaver pelts – the most coveted of the furs brought out of the wilderness… Retrace the epic tale of the fur trade in the heart of Old Lachine and travel back in time.