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Additional Improvements at the Fort Heritage Precinct

Posted on May 25, 2017Press Release

New improvements at the Fort Heritage Precinct will continue.  The Fort Heritage Precinct washrooms are now complete and open to the public. The parking lot at the Warden’s house will be improved, paved and made more accessible with the addition of mobility challenged parking stalls and ramps to the sidewalks. New trails throughout the site […]

Congratulations to Cherise Elliott

Posted on March 1, 2017Uncategorised

We are proud to announce that Cherise Elliott has been promoted to Culture & Historic Precinct Supervisor. Although she is still involved with the museum and site, her office has permanently moved to City Hall. Cherise continues to provide supervisory support and much knowledge with the History Centre programs. If you get a chance be […]

Teacher’s Convention

Posted on January 14, 2017Uncategorised

As in past years we will be attending the two teachers’ conventions held in Edmonton this year. The first is the NCTCA Convention at the Shaw Convention Centre in Edmonton on Thursday and Friday, the 9th and 10th of February. The second is the EPSB and GETCA CONVENTION at the Shaw Convention Centre in Edmonton […]

Great News… More Program Dates!

Posted on January 11, 2017Uncategorised

With the overwhelming response for the programs in June of 2016, the request to increase our programming days was made. During the 2017 City of Fort Saskatchewan budget deliberations, Council approved the resources to increase the number of programs offered by 20. So, you’re probably wondering what this means for you, right? It means we […]

Book Launch for “The Fur Trade in the West”

Posted on January 10, 2017Uncategorised

On January 15, Phyllis Arnold, a well know historic author will be launching her new book, “The Fur Trade In The West”, at the Armouries in Edmonton on January 15 from 2:00 pm To 5:00 pm. The Phyllis Arnold Foundation and Edmonton Historical Society have continued supporting the History Centre Programs since the move to the […]

Welcome 2017!

Posted on January 4, 2017Uncategorised

Yes, we are back at the Historic Precinct, and looking forward to an eventful and exciting new year. Our team of qualified instructors are eager to bring history to your students, starting on January 10 with a Land program in the Historical Village featuring the Metis, the Settlers, and the building of the CPR. The […]

Until the New Year!

Posted on December 23, 2016Uncategorised

The History Centre programs are done for the year, and the Fort Heritage Precinct is closed for the holidays. We look forward to starting back in January! The Fort Heritage Precinct will be closed from 4 pm December 23, 2016 to 10 am January 3, 2017. We are looking forward to starting our programs up […]

Renovations and Upgrades

Posted on November 14, 2016Uncategorised

Railway Upgrades!!! We have had the model railway at the Bolton school as part of our Building the Railway session for sometime now. Due to some problems we had with the small gauge of the line and the difficulties of frequent derailments, The busy railway workers poured their sweat and tears into upgrading it to […]

Fall Programs Back in Session

Posted on October 27, 2016Sessions

After a busy summer season at the Fort Heritage Precinct, the fall season of programming has commenced. this includes the following three programs. Grade 5 – Connection to the Law – Located in the NWMP Fort Grade 5 – Connection to the Land – Located in the Historical Village Grade 4 – Connection to the […]

New Staff Enter as Seasoned Members Take a Well Deserved Rest

Posted on October 4, 2016Uncategorised

We welcome back some familiar faces, and some new faces. Everyone looks forward to meeting all the schools coming out this season. Joseph Wood has stepped into the position as our permanent Program Assistant over the summer months. We welcome back Glen Buchan and Brianna Nadin-Leal, and welcome Al Stewart, Mellisa Larouche, Marg Elliott, and […]

"Cherise does a great job arranging the courses. She is a pleasure to work with. I appreciate the diverse teaching methods used by each of the three presenters. Our students really enjoyed the day. The three instructors were very knowledgeable and were great to learn from."