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200th Anniversary of Alexander Henry's Adventures Publication


"On the 26th of August, we reached the Portages a la Vase, three in number .... Their name describes the boggy ground of which they consist.  In passing one of them, we saw many beaver-houses and dams; and by breaking one of the dams, we let off water enough to float our canoes down a small stream....  These carrying-places, and the intermediate navigation, brought us at length, to the head of a small river, which falls into Lake Nipisingue."  Alexander Henry Travels and Adventures in Canada and the Indian Territories Between the years 1760 and 1776 Published by I. Riley, in New York:  I.  1809.

Events & Announcements
July 16

Canoe Day 2022

See and Step the same trails as all the incredible and adventurous people who travelled on the portages centuries ago, and built our community and country through this historical canoe route. 

Shuttle, Guide, and BBQ Lunch is provided

Follow our Facebook page or see our Events Page to sign up 


New GIS Mapping coming soon!

We are excited to announce that we will soon have a GIS tool included on our website to assist people tour La Vase Portages virtually, or even assist them when they are experiencing it first hand. stay tuned!!!

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