The H.B.C. Pembina Fort
painted by Washington Frank Lynn b-1836 son of William Bewicke Lynn.
Lynn painted this August 1872
It's noteworthy that a Fenian attack in 1871 was unsuccessful
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Governor George Simpson, Chief Factor Archibald McDonald, James Murry Yale in two canoes
descended the Frazer River to determine if it was a good trade route, which it wasn't.
This painting is near Yale, B.C. that was named after James Yale.
Alexander Mackenzie 15 years earlier decided it will never be used as a trade route.