Batoche

Saskatchewan
Site of the largest battle between the Métis and the North West Field Force of the Canadian Militia in 1885.

Duck Lake Centre

Relive the turbulent late 1880's from three perspectives: First Nations, Métis and pioneer.

Fort Battleford

A place of refuge for 500 settlers during the North West Resistance of 1885

Fort Carlton

The original Hudson's Bay Company fur-trading post.

Fort Edmonton

Fort Edmonton Park is Canada’s largest living history museum

Fort Normandeau

The site of the Red Deer Crossing, the community that would eventually move and become the City of Red Deer

Fort Pitt

Fort Pitt was a stopping point half way on the Carlton Red River Cart Trail

Frenchman Butte

Your base for the theatre of the 1885 battle staged between Cree and Canadian troops.

Frog Lake Historic Site

The site features settler’s graves, stone monument, and descriptive walking trail.

GDI Gallery

A gallery featuring Métis artists, a museum showcasing our culture and heritage, and several special collections primary to Métis history.

Humboldt Museum

Telegraph equipment, exhibits on 1885 Resistance military and transportation sites.

Lac La Biche

Established in 1853, making it one of the oldest communities in Alberta, it was one of the first Albertan sites for exchanges between the Native, Metis, Francophone, and Anglophones populations.

Museum for Human Rights

An amazing encounter with human rights awaits families, tourists and scholars alike.

Original Humboldt Site

An important part of the movement of people and goods overland between Winnipeg and Edmonton before the arrival of the railway.

Prince Albert Historical Museum

Photos and artifacts tell of the Prince Albert area's grand history.

RCMP Heritage Centre

The Centre brings to life the incredible story of the RCMP.

Riel House

It is here, in the living room of his mother's house, where Riel's body lay in state for two days in December 1885.

Saint-Boniface Museum

Collects, preserves, researches and interprets a collection of artifacts relating to Western Canada's French-Canadian and Métis heritage

St. Laurent

The first permanent Métis settlement along the South Saskatchewan River.

Steele Narrows

The final battle of the 1885 Northwest Resistance

The Marr Residence

Wounded and sick were brought from Fish Creek and Batoche to be cared for at the Marr.

Tourond’s Coulée

Site of the historic April 24, 1885 battle between the Métis and Middleton's Force

Victoria Settlement

Tells the interwoven stories of the Cree, Missionaries, Mixed Blood settlers, Fur Traders, and Eastern European settlers.
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Trails of 1885

Make sure you make the most of what is left of summer!

A reminder that the Trails of 1885 will be closing for the season after the Labour Day weekend. Explore Batoche, Duck Lake, Fort Battleford and so many other historic sites!

Check out the full list of sites here:

trailsof1885.com/en/sites/

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