Museums

Saddle Hills County has a long and rich history which is commemorated in various museums in the area. Some of these include:

Horseshoe of the Peace Historical Society

The Horseshoe of the Peace Historical Society was created in 1985 and operates a small museum on the grounds of the Savanna Rec Plex. Please contact Brian Fjeseth for more information [780-351-2201] or click here.

Spirit River

The Spirit River and District Museum is located within the Town of Spirit River and hosts a large collection of buildings, farm equipment and historical items which provide a unique look at life during the early part of the century.

For more information please visit their Facebook page.

Dawson Creek

The North BC EH website describes Walter Wright Pioneer Village as, "A heritage site which explores the history of the early pioneers who settled in the area of Dawson Creek, British Columbia, Canada. The village is a collection of buildings, artifacts and stories dating back to the early 1900's providing a quick glimpse into the lives and hardships of the early pioneers."

In addition, the site highlights Northern Alberta Railway (NAR) Park which it describes as, "A cultural and historical park destination located in Dawson Creek, British Columbia, Canada. When in Dawson Creek the park is easily identified by the metal statue pointing skyward, a towering grain elevator and the famous sign marking "Mile O" of the Alaska Hwy."

For more information please visit the North BC EH website.

Grizzly Bear Prairie Museum

The Wanham Grizzly Bear Museum is located in Birch Hills County, just to th East of Rycoft. The museum, which was founded in 1979 in order to preserve the history of Wanham, features rail cars, a log house filled with artifacts and family photos and belongings, as well farm equipment and other items of historical interest.