Voyageur question

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  1. Feb 20, 2019 #1

    NW Territory Woodsman

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    I don't know if this is the right spot for this, but were there voyageurs in the Ohio area when the modern state of Ohio was New France?
     
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    tenngun

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    Yes, the French penetrated all of the Great Lakes in the seventeenth century. By early eighteenth century had developed the the plan to in circle. The British colonies take control of western watershed of the Appalachians.
    Almost everything the Frenchbuilt was supplied by canoe. And then short tough boys carried the trade of New France.
    The seven years war started two years early with French from Ohio pushing in to Pennsylvania, as the French and Indian war. Later on the war moved to Europe and Indian Ocean.
     
  3. Feb 23, 2019 #3

    Loyalist Dave

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    I think you may find that the French had contact poins from New Orleans to the Great Lakes and Canada, via the Mississippi, and this was with very large canoes.

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