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Description : Edmonto,s development began in 1795 when the Hudsons Bay Company Trading Post was established. John Rowand, a fur trader for the North West Company, arrived in Edmonton in 1804, and grew to be respected by the Plains Indians and accepted as a leader, managing Edmontons the fur trade with the Cree and Blackfoot in Edmonton for about 30 year.

Fort Edmonton became a local economic centre, becoming the major stopping point before pioneers headed up north or farther west.

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