Fort St. James National Historic Site, Fort St. James

This is the historical fan page for Fort St. James National Historic Site and the historical community of Fort St James. Official web pages can be viewed at www.parkscanada.gc.ca/fortstjames

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  • Pull through parking is at the front entrance. Fort St. James displays the earliest integration of the local First Nations Peoples with the European explorers. An interpretive movie is shown in a thea...  more »
  • This is a small fort but the interpreters are very knowledgeable and entertaining. A fascinating glimpse into the first traders/colonists in Canada. We got to see and touch various types of fur to app...  more »
  • Saw this as we was driving towards Prince George, it is hour there and back from the main road. But it was well worth the drive, it's free for 2017 so don't know the entry price. We had a guided tour ...  more »
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  • A really amazingly restored historical site giving you a glimpse of what a life was like back in the 1800's during the hey day of the Hudson Bay Company and the fur trade. Well worth the 40 min or so drive off the main highway from Vanderhoof.
  • Although small this is a wonderfully restored historical site. It tells the story on the trader colonization and the start of the exploitation of the first nations people. Been coming for years and did not know it was here.
  • A small historical site that gives you a sense of what a fort would be like during the colonization of western Canada. During the off-season, you can still walk around the buildings and take in the view of Stuart Lake.
  • Very interesting and knowledgeable staff and a look back in time to early days in the Central Interior of BC.
  • Very interesting..could not go inside buildings as not opened for tourist season..we walked around grounds..hopeful to go again but time it better.
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