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La Crete Mennonite Heritage Village

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Address: La Crete, La Crete, Alberta T0H 2H0, Canada
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+1 780-928-4447
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   La Crete is located within the Mackenzie County in Northern...

   La Crete is located within the Mackenzie County in Northern Alberta. The La Crete Mennonite Heritage Village is a museum village with close to 30 buildings. It displays local heritage buildings from the surrounding community. The grounds cover 10 acres and are on the original homestead of Henry H. & Susanna Peters. Mennonite families started settling here in 1936, and many more families followed in the coming years.The museum village displays the agricultural lifestyle of the early settlers and includes a shop, a school, flour mill, homes, barns, saw mill, etc... Well worth the visit!

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A good place to see Mennonite History! Old flour Mill still works and used to be the main source of flour supply

There are several old houses restored to original that have been lived in by local pioneers, an old barn, the first Post Office, Knelsen Sand & Gravel first shop, one of the first... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2016
Jimsusie
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Edmonton, Canada
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Reviewed 26 July 2016

There are several old houses restored to original that have been lived in by local pioneers, an old barn, the first Post Office, Knelsen Sand & Gravel first shop, one of the first ferry's that was used in the area to cross the river before we had a bridge and many old tractors, vehicles, equipment including a roof shake saw

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Reviewed 23 June 2016

We missed the turnoff to the site due to the lack of a sign marking the entrance. The museum is an interesting collection of buildings and machinery going back to the 1920's. The site is toured through the use of a large golf cart. This cuts down on walking to various zones of interest. The driver, in our case Jeremy,... More 

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