The Fort Heritage Precinct

 

Registration for the 2019/2020 History Centre programs will be opening on June 3rd, 2019 at 9:00am!

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Experience History at the Fort Heritage Precinct

Explore over 140 years of Fort Saskatchewan History through tours, programming, and research opportunities.

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Take a Tour Through Time

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.

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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.

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Upcoming Public Programs

Bullrush Basketry – April 15

Using locally available reeds, we will make a small 3-inch round Basket. We will learn the techniques of Twining and Randing that, when scaled up, can produce any basket. Weaving materials will be provided, but please bring a pair of scissors. Teens and adults welcome. Register here!...

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Sourdough Bread Making – April 29

Sourdough bread is delicious and healthy! Bring a jar to take some starter home, learn to feed it, grow it, and make it into loaves of many shapes and types. Please bring a jar! Register here!...

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"I commend each of the instructors for their in depth knowledge and enthusiasm while they delivered the program to the students. Students were engaged thoroughly."