Fur Trader Days at The Grignon Mansion

Photographed September 20, 2014
Kaukauna, Outagamie County, Wisconsin
44.285114, -88.252927 
The Charles A. Grignon Mansion is located alongside the Fox River on southbound Augustine Street, south of its intersection with Plank Road, at 1313 Augustine Street, Kaukauna, Wisconsin 54130.

On September 20, 2014, the Grignon Mansion, in collaboration with Coalition of Historical Trekkers, presented "Fur Trader Days" on the grounds of the historic Grignon Mansion

C-SPAN: Wisconsin's Fur Trade (September 22, 2014)
This informative video was made during C-SPAN's September 2014 visit to Green Bay, Wisconsin. This video explores the impact the fur trade had on Green Bay's economy and culture, takes a look at the items used by fur traders, and explains how the French, British, and American fur trades developed in the area over a 200-year period.
fox wisconsin heritage parkway: Fur Trade and Explorers

Grignon Mansion: "The Mansion in the Woods"

Coalition of Historical Trekkers

See also, A Tour of the Charles A. Grignon Mansion, a related post. 


The fur trader's handmade pipe.


Tobacco ready for smoking.



The accoutrements of a fur trader . . .

A demonstration on rope making.


Colorful beads for trading . . .

The well-dressed fur trader.









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