Fort Gibraltar


Behind wooden walls sits this recreated fur-trade fort. Along with inspired interpreters, the genuine clothes, tools, furs, bunks, and bannock and blacksmith shops give a sense of 1810-era life at the Forks, the fort's original location.

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0.33 MILES

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0.57 MILES

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4. Ross House Museum


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5. Cube

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Hypermodernist stage for live performances that looks remarkably like a Borg cube from Star Trek.

6. Forks National Historic Site

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In a beautiful riverside setting, modern amenities for performances and interpretive exhibits in this park outline the area's history as the meeting place…

7. St-Boniface Basilica

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Though the basilica was mostly destroyed by fire in 1968, the original white-stone facade still stands as a 100-year, imposing reminder of the building…