What REALLY happens at a rendezvous?

What REALLY happens at a rendezvous?

What was it like at a rendezvous? Could we still see what happened? Would it be safe for kids? (Taya and Brinn, age 13) In the 1800s, voyageurs celebrated for most of July at the rendezvous. After six weeks (or more) of paddling full-tilt from either Lachine with...

Do voyageurs still gather for a rendezvous?

Do voyageurs still gather for a rendezvous? Where could my family go to see one? (Gabi, 14) You can visit a rendezvous with costumed historical interpreters of Native Americans, voyageurs, traders and lots of fun activities to show how things were done. Here are some:...
What is a voyageur?

What is a voyageur?

What is a voyageur? (Avalyn, age 13)   Think of the word “voyager” — a person taking a voyage or a trip. Voyageurs were canoemen who traveled about 1,200 miles, from near Montreal, Quebec, Canada, to Grand Portage (on the Minnesota side of Lake Superior) — and back....

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