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1811 in Canada

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1811 in Canada

Years in Canada: 1808 1809 1810 1811 1812 1813 1814
Centuries: 18th century · 19th century · 20th century
Decades: 1780s 1790s 1800s 1810s 1820s 1830s 1840s
Years: 1808 1809 1810 1811 1812 1813 1814

Events from the year 1811 in Canada.


  • Events 1
  • Births 2
    • Full date unknown 2.1
  • Deaths 3


  • John Jacob Astor's Pacific Fur Company establishes a post at mouth of the Columbia River.
  • David Thompson follows Columbia to Pacific and finishes charting entire length of the river.
  • William Price Hunt, leading Astor's overland party, explores Snake River Valley and much of future Oregon Trail.
  • When Governor Craig leaves for England, British Canadians detach the horses and draw his carriage to the place of embarkation.
  • President James Madison, in his message to Congress, says: "We have seen the British Cabinet not only persist, in refusing satisfaction demanded for the wrongs we have already suffered, but it is extending to our own waters that blockade, which is become a virtual war against us, through a stoppage of our legitimate commerce."


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