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About Rocky Mountain House
Rocky Mountain House is a town in west-focal Alberta, Canada found around 77 km west of the City of Red Deer at the conjunction of the Clearwater and North Saskatchewan Rivers, and at the junction of Highway 22 and Highway 11. The encompassing Clearwater County's organization office is situated in Rocky Mountain House. The town has a long history dating to the eighteenth century with the nearness of British and Canadian hide brokers amid the westbound Canadian extension. In 1799, the Hudson's Bay Company and the North West Company each settled the Rocky Mountain House and Acton House hide exchanging posts.
Exchange with the neighborhood native people groups proceeded until 1821 when the organizations combined, they kept on exchanging until 1875 and shut the Rocky Mountain House post. The name of the settlement anyway remained. The Rocky Mountain House settlement additionally filled in as a starting point for some voyagers, for example, David Thompson, in look for an entry west to the Pacific Ocean. Numerous voyagers utilized this area as a stop on their way further west or northwest, similarly as they do into the 21st century.