Take a Tour Through Time
Your journey through Fort Saskatchewan’s history begins at the 1937 Warden’s Residence. From there, our guides will usher you into the 1875 North West Mounted Police Fort, and then on to explore the early 1900s as you walk through the numerous authentic buildings of the Historical Village. They will show you fantastic artifacts and tell you stories of life in early Fort Saskatchewan.
Field Trips to the Fort Heritage Precinct
The Fort Heritage Precinct offers a variety of educational programs designed to support historical thinking, delivery, and synthesis of knowledge as outlined in the Alberta Social Studies Curriculum. Through programs offered by knowledgeable and enthusiastic instructors, we offer students and teachers an interactive opportunity to engage with the rich history of our province and country.
Upcoming Public Programs
Vegetable Fermentation – October 21
The ancient storage technique of adding salt and cultures to vegetables to create lactic acid fermentation and long term storage will be discussed. We will make brined garlic, dilled carrots and cabbage sauerkraut in this 2 hour class. Please bring two wide-mouth 500-ml Mason jars. Register Here!...
Medicine Bag Workshop – October 24
Learn the sacred meaning of the Medicine bag and the different ways to carry medicines. Wendy Poseluzny, a Metis woman born in Winnipeg and owner of local business Native Wild, will guide the program and provide everything you need to make your own medicine bag, including beads, leather, bannock, wa...