Native Tourist Attractions

thumbnail photos and notes

The photographs in this file were taken about ten years ago.
Since then, many upgrades have been made
to many of these historical sites.

Frenchman Butte 1999 photos and notes:

sign and entrance to Frenchman Butte -  22 kb path up to viewpoint -  26 kb safety trench -  14 kb

      sign     -     path up     -     Cree pit (total: 62 kb)

viewpoint and cairn at Frenchman Butte -  22 kb

cairn (22 kb)

view of battle area from ridge -  28 kb

view (28 kb)

When I was at Frenchman Butte in 1999, I failed to take photographs of their museum.
Try the Frenchman Butte museum website. I found it to be informative and interesting.

 

Cut Knife Hill 2000 photos and notes:

Poundmaker info and Historical Center in distance -  12 kb    

info sign   -   in Historical centre   -   Big Bear cairn (total: 35 kb)

 

the creek  -  view from top (total: 45 kb)

A panoramic view of Cut Knife Hill
(total: 40 kb)

 

view near top - horse and wagon area
(total: 36 kb)

 

Fort Battleford 2000 photos and notes:

   

the fort (notes on museum)   -   supply tents   -   view of town (total: 42 kb)

Fort Pitt 1999 photos and notes:

  location of fort -  12 kb   farm next to location and interpretive signs -  23 kb

info signs   -   fort area   -   signs and farm (total: 60 kb)

click on this map
 to return to westerntour - 18 kb

to a little Western Canadian history at http://www.alittlehistory.com
                (includes factual stories about the 1885 Northwest Rebellion).

to Metis thumb nail gallery.


First posted at Geocities: July 10, 2000, then transfered here on July 4, 2002.   Visitors since September 20, 2003 .
2002 Brian M. Brown All rights reserved.   All photographs are marked with almost invisible identifiers.