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Fort Macleod Lions Club funds musical ride uniforms at the Fort Museum

Posted on 02 March 2017 by Editor | Comments Off on Fort Macleod Lions Club funds musical ride uniforms at the Fort Museum

The Mounted Patrol at The Fort — Museum of the North West Mounted Police will look sharp this season thanks to a donation from the Lions Club. The Lions last week donated $5,000 to buy 12 new jackets and sets of gauntlets for the riders who perform the Musical Ride in July and August. “This…Continue Reading

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Fort Museum to host event honoring history of RCMP

Posted on 21 July 2017 by staff | Comments Off on Fort Museum to host event honoring history of RCMP

The Fort — Museum of the North West Mounted Police will host Scarlet through the Ages, an event organized by…Continue Reading

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Fort Museum receives provincial grant

Posted on 07 June 2017 by Editor | Comments Off on Fort Museum receives provincial grant

A provincial grant will ensure some needed improvements are made this summer at The Fort — Museum of the North…Continue Reading

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Fort Macleod soldier is answer to Galt Museum mystery

Posted on 16 November 2016 by Contributor | Comments Off on Fort Macleod soldier is answer to Galt Museum mystery

HEATHER CAMERON – GAZETTE CONTRIBUTOR A uniform that had been at the Galt Museum in Lethbridge since 1965 and officially in the collection since 1973 was identified as belonging to Sgt. John (Jack) Shield of Fort Macleod after assistant Ruthann LaBlance of the Galt collections department conducted an extensive audit. “I went through the digitized…Continue Reading

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Fort Macleod council approves agreements with Fort Museum, Empress Theatre

Posted on 06 July 2016 by Editor | Comments Off on Fort Macleod council approves agreements with Fort Museum, Empress Theatre

Two organizations will receive steady funding from the Town of Fort Macleod for three years to provide for long-term planning.…Continue Reading

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Fort Museum chosen for exclusive London trip

Posted on 23 March 2016 by Editor | Comments Off on Fort Museum chosen for exclusive London trip

The Fort — Museum of the North West Mounted Police had a greater presence on the European stage this year.…Continue Reading

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Fort Museum, Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump receive tourism awards

Posted on 14 October 2015 by staff | Comments Off on Fort Museum, Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump receive tourism awards

A Fort Macleod institution was among the winners Wednesday at Chinook Country Tourist Association’s Southwest Service and Tourism Awards. The Fort — Museum of the North West Mounted Police was named Attraction of the Year. Quinton Crowshoe of Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump received the employee award for outstanding events and conferences. Marcus Healy of Head-Smashed-In received…Continue Reading

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Fort Museum horses seek winter homes in Fort Macleod and district

Posted on 30 September 2014 by Contributor | Comments Off on Fort Museum horses seek winter homes in Fort Macleod and district

The Fort — Museum of the North West Mounted Police is ready to lease its Musical Ride horses during the…Continue Reading

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Fort Museum hosts North West Mounted Police history

Posted on 25 June 2013 by Editor | Comments Off on Fort Museum hosts North West Mounted Police history

The history of Canada’s national police force is showcased at The Fort — Museum of the North West Mounted Police. The museum tells the story of the history of the North West Mounted Police, from its early days in the 1870s to the world-renowned police force it is today as the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.…Continue Reading

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