Creator(s): Hudson's Hope Historical Society Museum
Hudson's Hope is a jewel of British Columbia, Canada. It is a small 200-year-old community of 1,100 people. Rich in resources and beautiful scenery, it was a natural stopping place along the Peace River, thought to be a route to the Pacific Ocean for Natives of the area. Then came the fur traders and explorers like Alexander Mackenzie. Next came the White trappers. The community remained this way for 100 years, simply a couple of trading posts and a Native encampment for the three times a year when the trappers came to "town" to trade. This exhibit traces the roots of Hudson's Hope and its growth into the community it is today.