Agriculture & Rural Life

Stories from the Kootenai Brown Pioneer Village

HISTORY OF THE WALROND RANCHE COMPANY

The Walrond was one of several corporate ranches established on the western reaches of the Canadian Prairies during the 1880s.

THE WARD CABIN: A TYPICAL PRAIRIE CANADIAN LOG DWELLING

The Ward Cabin in Kootenai Brown Pioneer Village represents a typical late nineteenth century hand constructed dwelling and lived in by many homesteaders and small ranchers across the Canadian Prairies.

EARLY RANCHING CHRONICLES FROM SOUTH OF PINCHER CREEK

A fascinating glimpse of ranching conditions in the pre-mechanized era is provided in this chronicle.

FURTHER RANCHING RECOLLECTIONS FROM THE FRONTIER ERA

Let’s look back at some of those 1909 ranching conditions as recorded in the back issues of the Pincher Creek Echo, around 1909.

AGRARIAN PIONEER CHRONICLES FROM THE EARLY DAYS OF BEAVER MINES

There was more to Beaver Mines’ economic well-being than the coal mining industry. Agriculture has been a significant local contributor for well over a century.

Admission

Low Season (August 31, 2020 - May 21, 2021):

Adults: $12,  Seniors: $10,  Youth (7-17: $6,

6 & Under Free.  Family (2 adults & up to 4 youth): $30

High Season (May 22, 2021 - August 29, 2021:

Adults: $14,  Seniors: $12,  Youth (7-17: $7.50,

6 & Under Free.  Family (2 adults & up to 4 youth): $35

Please no pets, only Service animals allowed

Hours

Low Season Hours:** Monday - Friday 10:00 am to 4: 30 pm

 (August 31, 2020 - May 21, 2021)

Closed weekends and holidays. 

**Village accessibility pending weather and snow/ice conditions - please call first (most Village buildings not heated)

High Season Hours: Daily 10:00 am to 6:00pm 

(May 22, 2021 - August 29, 2021)

Tel: 403 627-3684

1037 Bev McLachlin Drive, Pincher Creek, Ab. T0K 1W0

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