Nestled in the valley of the Cypress Hills is one of the first Northwest Mounted Police outposts - Fort Walsh #GoHere #Saskatchewan

Nestled in the valley of the Cypress Hills is one of the first Northwest Mounted Police outposts - Fort Walsh

Did you think that Saskatchewan is flat - not true. High hills hid rum-runners and gun-slingers at Fort Walsh National Historic Site of Canada. Hike out into the Cypress Hills.

This is Fort Walsh. It is close to Cypress Hills and Maple Creek, Saskatchewan. Husband's relation was a North West Mounted Policeman here.

Fort Walsh, Cypress Hills, 1878.

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#RCMP member in the barracks at Fort Walsh

member in the barracks at Fort Walsh

Fort Walsh; Established in 1875 Fort Walsh would quickly become the most important, largest and most heavily armed fort the North West Mounted Police garrisoned during their early years in the West. In the heart of the spectacular Cypress Hills, experience life in the 1870s and discover how Fort Walsh presided over one of the most dramatic periods of change on the Prairies.

Fort Walsh; Established in 1875 Fort Walsh would quickly become the most important, largest and most heavily armed fort the North West Mounted Police garrisoned during their early years in the West. In the heart of the spectacular Cypress Hills, experience life in the 1870s and discover how Fort Walsh presided over one of the most dramatic periods of change on the Prairies.

stock photo: Log cabin costumes Fort Walsh National Historic Site Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park Saskatchewan

Stock photo of Log cabin costumes Fort Walsh National Historic Site Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park Saskatchewan

N.W.M.P. Camp | saskhistoryonline.ca

N.W.M.P. Camp | saskhistoryonline.ca

Fort Walsh

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Cowboys ride down 8th Ave and 1 St SW by the Alberta Hotel (left of centre) in September of 1912 as they participate in the Calgary Exhibition and Stampede parade, Calgary, Alberta. View possibly taken from top of Clarence or Norman Blocks.

Cowboys ride down Ave and 1 St SW by the Alberta Hotel (left of centre) in September of 1912 as they participate in the Calgary Exhibition and Stampede parade, Calgary, Alberta. View possibly taken from top of Clarence or Norman Blocks.

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