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Fort Museum marks six decades since ‘official’ opening

Posted on 31 July 2019 by Editor | Comments Off on Fort Museum marks six decades since ‘official’ opening

When the South Alberta Horse Artillery fires its cannon Saturday, Aug. 3 it will mark 60 years since a cannon was fired to mark the official opening of The Fort — Museum of the North West Mounted Police. On Saturday, Aug. 8, 1959, it was World War One veteran and long-time Fort Macleod postmaster Frank…Continue Reading

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Vandals target Fort Museum in Fort Macleod

Posted on 03 April 2019 by Editor | Comments Off on Vandals target Fort Museum in Fort Macleod

Valuable artifacts, windows and a door were damaged last week when vandals broke into The Fort — Museum of the North West Mounted Police. The break-in and vandalism left museum staff upset with the lack of respect for the community’s history. “It’s very frustrating because we are the history of not just the RCMP, but…Continue Reading

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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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Mountie uniforms displayed in Ride Through the Ages

Posted on 07 September 2016 by Editor | Comments Off on Mountie uniforms displayed in Ride Through the Ages

The Ride Through the Ages is an annual summer highlight at The Fort — Museum of the North West Mounted…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 Macleod group continues work on cultural heritage tourism

Posted on 08 January 2014 by Editor | Comments Off on Fort Macleod group continues work on cultural heritage tourism

The Fort Macleod Historical Association continues its efforts to make the town a cultural heritage tourism destination. The association’s board,…Continue Reading

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RCMP investigate damage to monument in walkway

Posted on 20 November 2013 by Editor | Comments (1)

Vandals damaged a stone monument honouring one of Fort Macleod’s leading citizens. Sometime Wednesday or Thursday morning someone used a…Continue Reading

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Committee moving ahead on plan for Macleod tourism

Posted on 09 October 2013 by Editor | Comments Off on Committee moving ahead on plan for Macleod tourism

Fort Macleod should be the first community to capitalize on a new cultural heritage tourism approach, according to a former…Continue Reading

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Fort Museum asks MD to help fund musical ride

Posted on 23 October 2012 by robvogt | Comments Off on Fort Museum asks MD to help fund musical ride

MD of Willow Creek council wants to take some time at a planning retreat to discuss how to handle requests…Continue Reading

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