Red River Valley

Dates

1670 - The Governor and Company of Adventurers of England

1700 - Peter Grant fur trade headquarters

1776 - Red River carts

1792 - Party of trappers for Cadette Trading Company of Montreal spent the winter at a point now known as Pembina.

1797 - Pembina, North Dakota

1800 - XYZ Fur Company erected post in early 1800's

1800 - North Fort Pembina built by North West Trading Company

1801 - Ox carts in use

1811 - Thomas Douglas, 5th Earl of Selkirk

1818 - Pembina had first school

Sep 1818 - The birth of the Catholic Church in North Dakota

1821 - North West Company and Hudson Bay Company unite.

1821 - Andre Jerome born near Fort Garry.

1840 - Francois Bouvette moved to St. Boniface in early 1840's

1843 - Rolette introduced the ox cart also see also see

23 Oct 1844 - Louis Riel born in St. Boniface of Canada also see

1845 - Catholic Mission in Pembina

1850 - Hudson Bay Company Trading Post

1857 - St. Vincent Settlement also see

1858 - Pembina trading post

1859 - Steamboats on the Red River also see also see

1862 - Sioux outbreak

1862 - Railroad extended from Glynden to the Snake River (Warren)

1863 - Fort Pembina

1869 - 1870 - The Red River Rebellion

1870 - Pembina County nearly 1/2 of Minnesota Territory

1871 - Fenians attacked the Hudson Bay Company

1873 - First Customs House, Emerson, Manitoba

12 Jun 1873 - Mennonite explorers arrive at Winnipeg

1874 - First settlers arrive. The Carney-Fairbanks Party.

1875 - Anglican Church, Emerson, Manitoba

1876 - St. Vincent Post Office

1876 - Baptist Church, Emerson, Manitoba

1877 - Rapid influx of immigration to RRV

1877 - Presbyterian Church, Emerson, Manitoba

1877 - James Hill built rail line from Breckenridge to St. Vincent

1878 - C.P.R. built a rail line from Emerson to St. Boniface.

1878 - Depot, Emerson, Manitoba

1878 - Great Northern Railway to St. Vincent

1878 - Booker McFadin Store, Humboldt

02 Dec 1878 - Steamboat traffic on the Red discontinued

25 Dec 1878 - First issue of The Emerson International

1879 - First copy of the Western Journal printed.

07 Jan 1880 - First Kittson County School District also see

19 Mar 1880 - St. Vincent township organized

08 Oct 1880 - Northcote School

21 Dec 1880 - Northcote, MN

1880 - Combines come to Red River Valley

1880 - Hallock, MN also see

1880 - Rural School #2, Kittson County

1880 - Oldest newspaper in Kittson County

1880 - Christ Episcopal Church, St. Vincent also see

1880 - Pioneer Methodist Church of Pembina

1880 - Swedish Lutheran Church

08 Oct 1881 - Red River Evangelical Lutheran Church also see

1881 - Merchants Bank, Emerson, Manitoba

1881 - Northcote Presbyterian Sunday School

24 Jul 1882 - Humboldt School built

1882 - The Old North Star Church, St. Vincent

1882 - The Kittson County Enterprise

24 Jun 1883 - Poppleton Baptist Church also see

1883 - Humboldt Post Office

1883 - Halma, MN

1887 - Hallock Episcopal Church also see

1888 - Kittson County Fair also see

01 Oct 1889 - Humboldt Post Office

1893 - Humboldt United Methodist Church

11 Nov 1895 - Hallock Mission Covenant Church

1897 - Northcote Presbyterian Church

15 Jun 1899 - Kennedy, MN

1899 - Humboldt Methodist Episcopal Church also see

1900 - Florance and Nelson Store

1901 - North Star Presbyterian Church of Joe River also see

01 Apr 1901 - Pelan, MN also see

1903 - St. Vincent Firehall

1903 - St. Vincent School

20 Nov 1903 - Donaldson, MN

1904 - Orleans, MN also see

1904 - Lancaster, MN also see

1904 - Humboldt Farmer's Telephone Company

18 Apr 1904 - First State Bank of Humboldt also see also see

1905 - Port of Entry moved to Noyes

1905 - Banks of Orleans

Feb 1905 - Lake Bronson (formerly Bronson)

1906 - Depot built in Noyes, MN

1910 - Telephone service in the Valley

1912 - Lapp General Store, St. Vincent

1913 - St. Anne's Catholic Church of St. Vincent

1914 - Florance Store, Humboldt

1915 - Union Church Sunday School of Bronson

1915 - Orleans Presbyterian Church

1915 - Irving Store

1919 - Farmers Mutual Elevator, Humboldt also see

1928 - First combines brought to Humboldt

1937 - Lake Bronson Dam dedicated

1940 - First Lutheran Church, Lancaster

1967 - St. Vincent / Noyes Dike

1971 - The end of passenger rail service in Kittson County