Die Stromschnellen von St Marie (The Rapids Of St Mary), Frank Buchser, 1868
By kind permission of the Kunsthaus Art Gallery, Zurich, Switzerland
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How old was Charles Ermatinger when he set out from Montreal?
In what year did Charles Ermatinger set out to become a fur trader?
What was the name of Charles' Ojibway bride?
In what year did the war begin?
How fierce was the battle to capture Fort Mackinaw?
Why would the song say Charles Ermatinger was, "far from the peaks of Switzerland"?