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Justin Carroll presents John Askin: A Fur Trader from Mackinac

July 17, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Please join us free via Zoom for a presentation about John Askin: A Fur Trader from Mackinac. A link to access the Zoom meeting will be emailed to all registrants before the event. Register here: Michilimackinac Historical Society

John Askin, a Scots-Irish migrant to North America, built his fur trade between the years 1758 and 1781 in the Great Lakes region of North America. His experience serves as a platform from which to view important aspects of the British Empire in North America.

Justin Carroll has a Ph.D. in History from Michigan State University and is an Associate Professor of American History with Indiana University.


July 17, 2020
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm