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Fort Steele Heritage Town

Restored turn-of-the-century town

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Sited 16 km from Cranbrook, this restored ghost town boats over 60 restored buildings which were the originals in the Fort Steele of 1887. During the peak season, authentically-costumed townsfolk greet visitors, demonstrating pioneer skills such as blacksmithing, horseshoeing, quilting, spinning and weaving. Street dramas portraying historical events are performed by professional actors throughout the day. The Fort Steele Steam Railway offers 2.5 km rides to a point where passengers can view the Kootenay River. Other attractions: Kershaw General Store, City Baker with wood-fired brick oven, and Northwest Mounted Police post. Open year-round; admission charge during summer season.

Location: Fort Steele British Columbia Telephone 250-426-7352 Fax 250-489-2624

Other British Columbia History nearby:
(Cranbrook) Baker Park
(Cranbrook) Canadian Museum of Rail Travel
(Fort Steele) Fort Steele Heritage Town
(Crowsnest Pass) Frank Slide Interpretive Centre

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