The Battle of Seven Oaks

1816 – The North West Company battles with The Hudson Bay Company. 

From The Canadian Encyclopedia

Seven Oaks Incident

Incident De Seven Oaks

Artist: Jill Sellers
Artist: Jill Sellers

Again, I am on Main Street dodging cars and sun, so I shot the mural in sections. I present them in order from left to right.

Artist: Jill Sellers
Artist: Jill Sellers
Artist: Jill Sellers
Artist: Jill Sellers

After a scuffle, Semple grabbed the reins of Francois Bouchard’s horse. One called the other a scoundrel, and battle quickly ensued.

Artist: Jill Sellers
Artist: Jill Sellers

The battle lasted 15 minutes. When it was over, Semple and 21 of his men were dead.

Artist: Jill Sellers
Artist: Jill Sellers

From The Metis Cultural & Heritage Resource Center Inc.

The Battle Of Seven Oaks

Artist: Jill Sellers
Artist: Jill Sellers

This is 1 of 5 historical murals at 1812 Main Street.

Artist: Jill Sellers
Artist: Jill Sellers

Shots taken by Resa, on October 06, 2012

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

The Murals of Winnipeg

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