The Frenchman Butte Heritage
YOU to visit
SMALL TOWN MUSEUM" in Saskatchewan!
"The Frenchman Butte Museum
Society serves to collect, preserve and promote our community's
heritage and our Canadian history for the public's education and
With so much rich history in
this breathtakingly beautiful region of Saskatchewan, a group of
local residents got together in 1979
founded the Frenchman Butte
Museum. It was their desire to preserve and pass on the
museum is based upon a collection of guns, arrowheads and other pioneer
artifacts gathered by the late Lloyd Furman, who spent many years
collecting artifacts. Originally, it was housed in the restored
CNR Station, but it quickly outgrew that space. As a result,
large quonset was erected - the Lloyd Furman Building. The site
has continued to grow with additional buildings being added as
summer more than
tour the Frenchman Butte Museum site, snuggled into the center of this
picturesque hamlet which lies in the valley of the North Saskatchewan
River less than an hour's drive northeast of Lloydminster.
museum consists of nine buildings, most of which have been
refurbished to the way they existed years ago and arranged along its
own street in the community.
The Late Lloyd Furman
Our new Heritage RV Park is now OPEN!
Museum Festival is always held
on the second Sunday of
the month of August.
Space is limited at the RV Park so don't delay....book your space today.
Tom and Marilyn Hougham 306-825-2246
Cell phone: Tom
are just a few of the things that you
can enjoy in and around Frenchman Butte:
Tour the historic Frenchman
the Fort Pitt Historic Site.
in and around this lovely community to discover the history of the
Canadian Railways, the North West Rebellion, the North Saskatchewan
Carlton Trail and much more!
Head on down to the river for
some serene fishing.
Take a walk on the In-Motion
Enjoy Sunday Service at the River View Church and see the
most magnificent view of the river.
Go berry picking.
Kayak, canoe or float down the
river on a tube.
Go on a quad adventure.
a day at one of the local lakes for a day trip,
only 30-45 minutes away.
your time touring the Frenchman Butte Heritage Centre and relax for
refreshments and light lunches which are available at our Log Cabin Tea
There is so much to do....book now to ensure your space each year!
year 2010 marked a very important year in history.
Please visit our museum or this link for more information: http://www.trailsof1885.com
website will give you a glimpse of what the Frenchman Butte Museum
is proud to offer you in person. We hope you will enjoy your
visit at this domain as you plan your visit to our museum.