Lower Fort Garry blog

Lower Fort Garry National Historic Site

Read Parks Canada’s blog posts and learn more about Lower Fort Garry. Whether it’s stories from the site’s various uses, the history of the area or even some spooky surprises, you’re sure to discover something new!

Spooky stories from Lower Fort Garry

History can sometimes be scary! Check out these spooky tales from Lower Fort Garry.

Full-day itinerary

Explore historic buildings, enjoy a delicious meal and take part in fun activities during your day at Lower Fort Garry.

Half-day of history

Explore the wigwam and tipi at Gabeshiwin, check out historic buildings and try fun activities during your half-day at Lower Fort Garry.

Visual Voice

Learn how students are using art at Lower Fort Garry to commemorate residential school survivors.

Growing Together: How to plant a three sisters garden

Indigenous people practiced, and still practice, growing different plants together to get the best harvest.

History in the Making: The Tyndall Stone construction of Lower Fort Garry

Read more about beautiful, durable Tyndall Stone, used to build Lower Fort Garry.

What makes Lower Fort Garry unique?

Learn about events at Lower Fort Garry including Treaty No. 1, the Hudson’s Bay Company and the North West Mounted Police.

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