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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 […]

Make the History Centre a Part of Your School Year!

Posted on May 24, 2016Sessions

REGISTRATION FOR THE 2016 – 2017 HISTORY CENTRE SEASON OPENS ON JUNE 2ND AT 9:00 AM Registration Tips: When registering, please ensure that your program date does not coincide with an early dismissal school day. Our programs work best when we have our entire allotted programming time to work within. The Registration Form provides space […]

Acting at the Fort Heritage Precinct

Posted on April 12, 2016Uncategorised

We have a new Acting Culture and Historic Precinct Supervisor, congratulations Cherise Elliott. Jana Rowe will be filling in for Cherise as the Acting Fort Heritage Precinct Program Coordinator until further notice. Should you wish to connect with Jana about any of the programs she can be reached at the museumprograms@fortsask.ca email or by calling […]

History Centre Programming Registration Opens on June 2 at 9:00 am

Posted on May 25, 2015EventsPress ReleaseSessions

Welcome to the 2015/2016 season of the History Centre! The Curricular Programming Team is looking very forward to welcoming all of you to the Fort Heritage Precinct starting in October. Please Note: The fee for History Centre programs has increased from $300.00 to $325.00 per program, effective immediately. Together, the Edmonton and District Historical Society […]

February = Teacher’s Conventions and Spring! Or so it is said…

Posted on February 2, 2015EventsOn The RoadSessions

A lovely February to all of you! As Mr. Glen Buchan has explained to me – when the time for teachers’ conventions arrives, spring arrives too! Perhaps it will arrive soon? The curricular programming instructors and I are looking very forward to starting February at the North Central Teachers’ Convention on the 5th and 6th […]

Welcome to 2015!

Posted on January 5, 2015EventsOn The RoadSessions

Happy New Year! This month commences the 2nd half of our 2014/2015 programming season at the Fort Heritage Precinct’s History Centre. The programming team is looking very forward to sharing our historical fun with all of you! Currently the remainder of our programming season is completely booked. However, on occasion, a program is cancelled and […]

We’ve Got a New Name!

Posted on November 10, 2014On The RoadPress ReleaseSessions

Hey History Fans! Welcome to Winter in Alberta… dry, cold, and (thankfully) full of history that is made perfect for an afternoon by a crackling woodstove. Speaking of said history, check out our exciting news! The Fort Saskatchewan Museum & Historic Site has a brand new, much shorter name! The museum is now called the […]

"Amazing learning connections were made between our study of past and present and your program. Lunch facilities were great. The games and hands on activities we played were so much fun. So many happy faces to be spending time in jail! The tour of village were also extremely well done. Again, the children were kept engaged and involved. The mock trial was great fun. I can’t say enough about your program It is absolutely fanstastic. Your staff does an outstanding job leading the children."