Police & Military
Stories from the Kootenai Brown Pioneer Village Archives
FOLKLORE SHROUDS EARLY NWMP CAMPS IN MYSTERY
Here are some of the tales of some little known local Mounted Police outposts of the 1890s and early 1900s.
THE KOOTENAI OUTPOST OF THE NORTH WEST MOUNTED POLICE
One of the feature buildings of the KBPV collection
WALLACE JAMES SHARPE, D.S.O., CROIX de GUERRE
Wallace was deeply esteemed for his excellence of character and his undaunted success in all his undertakings, in agriculture, the military and in local politics.
“Armed to the Teeth, Should Occasion Require:” The Rocky Mountain Rangers
The Rocky Mountain Rangers were Alberta's first military regiment, and Pincher Creek pioneers were a large part of its mobilization.
NORTH WEST MOUNTED POLICE ORIGINS OF PINCHER CREEK
The settlement of Pincher Creek owes its origins to the North West Mounted Police.