AAA Editor Notes
Fort William Historical Park is 4 km (2.5 mi.) s.w. of jct. Hwy. 61 and Broadway at 1350 King Rd. This massive reconstruction of the early 19th-century inland headquarters of the North West Company features 42 structures on 10 hectares (25 acres), including period craft areas, a working farm, an aboriginal encampment and the Great Hall. Costumed staff portray historic characters and re-enact events from the fur trade era of 1816. The living-history interpretive program features dramatic vignettes, craft activities, building interpretations, daily activities and canoe arrivals with musket or cannon salutes.
Visitors can enjoy educational programs at the David Thompson Astronomical Observatory. Outdoor recreation includes canoeing and kayaking. Special events and concerts are also presented throughout the year.
Strollers and wheelchairs are available.
Guided tours are available. Food is available.