Whoop-up Trail

Whoop-up Trail (HM2MHQ)

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N 47° 48.892', W 110° 42.569'

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North from Fort Benton ran another wagon road to Canada, the famous Whoop-up Trail. Whiskey traders carried supplies north and brought buffalo robes south to Fort Benton for transport down river by steamboat. Later the Whoop-up Trail supplied the Northwest Mounted Police at Fort Macleod. From 1869 to 1883 most supplies came up river by boat, then by wagon to Canadian settlement as far north as Calgary and Edmonton. The trail ran up the Teton, by the Knees, via Baking Powder Flats to Shelby, then across the border and the Milk River to Fort Macleod and Lethbridge.
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Date Added Thursday, October 31st, 2019 at 5:03pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)12G E 521748 N 4704235
Decimal Degrees-47.81486667, -110.70948333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 47° 48.892', W 110° 42.569'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds47° 48' 53.52" N, 110° 42' 34.14" W
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