Fort Livingstone (Saskatchewan)

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Sketch of Fort Livingstone circa 1877

Fort Livingstone was founded as an outpost in Northwest Territories, Canada.

Fort Livingstone
Fort Livingstone is located in Saskatchewan
Fort Livingstone
Fort Livingstone
Location of Fort Livingstone in Saskatchewan
Coordinates: 51°53′58″N 101°57′44″W / 51.89944°N 101.96222°W / 51.89944; -101.96222

The outpost briefly served as the capital city for North-West Territories government for the years of 1874 to 1876, and headquarters for the North-West Mounted Police for the same period, until they moved headquarters to Fort Macleod, Alberta.

The site was designated a National Historic Site of Canada in 1923.[1] It was also designated a provincial Protected Area in 1986.[2]

The nearest inhabited site is Pelly, Saskatchewan.

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Coordinates: 51°53′58″N 101°57′44″W / 51.89944°N 101.96222°W / 51.89944; -101.96222