In 1922 the MHS began work at what is now Grand Portage National Monument. These images reflect past and present investigations in the depot, on the portage and in the Pigeon River and depot site at Fort Charlotte.
Small sample excavation GRPO Corridor.
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First year of work by 1930s CCC-Indian Division crew.
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NWC depot palisade excavation SE view.
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Near park dock NE towards Holy Rosary church.
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Screens used to locate small artifacts i.e. beads.
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Mapping Ft Charlotte site west end of Grand Portage.
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NPS Midwest ArchCntr investigation near Great Hall.
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Fur trade era encampment site Grand Portage corridor.
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NPS archeologists record fur trade era “cartouche” knife.
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