Fort Normandeau

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Fort Normandeau
National Historic Site of Canada
Province Alberta
Established 1885 (used until 1893)
Year built 1885
Website Historic Facts

Fort Normandeau was a settlement set up by the Canadian Militia in 1885 during the Riel Rebellion. The Fort's location was at a railway checkpoint in Alberta that connected Calgary and Edmonton. The town of Red Deer, Alberta sits on the site of the fort.

The Crossing was used by North-West Mounted Police until 1893 when it was abandoned.

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Coordinates: 52°17′08″N 113°47′45″W / 52.2855°N 113.7957°W / 52.2855; -113.7957