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The Life of a Fur Trapper

There was no shortage of ways to go to the “go under” in the Far West during the heyday of the Mountain Men. In 1856 Ant…

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The Free Trappers

The Free Trapper was a uniquely American innovation in the fur trade and were known as the “Aristocrats” of the trade. T…

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Who Was Joseph Walker?

Who was Joseph Walker? Jimmy Walker Tullahoma, Tennessee Joseph Rutherford Walker was one of America’s greatest Mountain…

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The Trapper’s Clothing

The trapper’s clothes were homemade and usually made from durable buckskin. During meals he rubbed his greasy hands over…

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