Geographic Feature: Lena House: Possible Location


(1801 – 1802) Lena House was one of the only fur trading forts established on Turtle Mountain. Its location has never been conclusively determined.


(1801 - 1802) Lena House is only one of the only fur trading posts established on Turtle Mountains. The HBC established this post with the goal of shutting down all other forts in the area.
The Fur Trade on the Souris River flourished because of the proximity of grassland favoured by grazing bison. Pemmican made from these magestic beasts supported the rest of the fur trade.