|Garage sale heaven!|
|Is it against the grain to have a museum in here?|
As we climbed the inside of the iconic Canadian grain silo we investigated 55 historical exhibits - from a Sod house to a Salt & Pepper shaker collection - the journey through time was fascinating.
In addition to appreciating the past we really had the sense of civic pride as all the exhibits had been compiled by volunteers from the small local community.
|"Are you being served?"|
|What's my classroom doing in the museum?|
|This sporting moment bought to you by "Kellogs".|
|How to get ahead in the museum world.|
Frog Lake was the location of the murder of two priests and seven residents by 'Big Bear's Band" in April 1885. The large headstone marks the grave of Constable Cowan of the North West Mounted Police (NWMP).
|Frog Lake National Historic Site|
|The history lessons continues.|
|An area at Fort Pitt commemorating lives lost|
By late May the Indians (with all hostages) were ready for a battle at Frenchman Butte with the militia led by General Strange.
|Location of the Indian rifle pits|
|Plaque and cairn commemorating the battle of May 28, 1885.|
It was an insightful day investigating this fascinating period in North West Candian history.
Another historical feature we also passed on our travels was a large water tower, pivotal for the success of the rail roads in the area.
|World biggest Water Closet!|
|Beautiful Whitney Lake with equally beautiful scenery.|