Click on an image to learn more about Carl Haywood's books or the historic travel route — Road to the Buffalo. To learn more about History of the Early Fur Trade in the Western US click on one of the links at the top of the page.
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Author Carl W. Haywood began researching his book about North West Company Explorer David Thompson shortly after he returned to Montana in 2003 taking up residence in Thompson Falls — Thompson's namesake.
In 1809, David Thompson built a trading post near present day Thompson Falls. He kept a journal where he recorded his coordinates for the trading post and his travels through the area. These coordinates gave Haywood and wife, Linda, the information they needed to track Thompson.
To learn more about Haywood check out the Author page.