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Fort Livingstone (Saskatchewan)

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Governing body  Parks Canada
Year built  1874
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Type  Fort, Military Structure
Location  Pelly, Saskatchewan, Canada
Architect  Department of Public Works (Canada)
Important events  First capital of the Northwest Territories 1876-1877 Former post of the North-West Mounted Police
Website  Parks Canada official website
Nearest city  Rural Municipality of St. Philips No. 301
Similar  Humboldt Post Office, Canadian Bank of Commerce, Biggar railway station, Battleford Court House, Next of Kin Memorial Avenue

Fort Livingstone was founded as an outpost in Northwest Territories, Canada. The outpost briefly served as the capital city for North-West Territories government for the years of 1874 to 1876 until it moved to Battleford, and headquarters for the North-West Mounted Police for the same period, until they moved their headquarters to Fort Macleod, Alberta.

The site was designated a National Historic Site of Canada in 1923. It was also designated a provincial Protected Area in 1986.

The nearest inhabited site is Pelly, Saskatchewan.

References

Fort Livingstone (Saskatchewan) Wikipedia


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