Who We Are

  • A volunteer, non profit registered charity
  • Registered as an Alberta Society in 1983 as the Association of Friends of Rocky Mountain House National Historic Park
  • Changed our legal name to the Confluence Heritage Society in 2007

What We Do

  • Promote the Rocky Mountain House National Historic Site
  • Operate the Trading Post gift shop
  • Provide summer employment for students
  • Raise funds for projects
  • Host special events
  • Perform the David Thompson Puppet Show

Some of Our Accomplishments

  • Successfully lobbied Parks Canada to improve the Site and improve the Visitor Centre building
  • Raised funds, labour and in-kind donations to have the picnic shelter built
  • Raised funds to pay for the York Boat currently on display at the Site
  • Helped to pay for advertising and promoting events at the Site
  • Applied for and received a grant to develop and produce the David Thompson Puppet Show which has been performed since 2000 at the Historic Site.
  • Published Controversy as a Teaching Tool, a teacher resource manual, parts of which are now in the Alberta Social Studies Curriculum.
  • Sponsored an Archi Cart, which is used in some of the programs at the Site
  • Contributed funds toward an archaeological study of the Site
  • Help sponsor community events such as Canada Day Celebrations, The Rocky Mountain House Bicentennial in 1999 and the David Thompson Bicentennial events from 2007 to 2011.

You Can Get Involved

Buy a membership! Make a Donation!

Annual memberships are $10.00 per person, $20.00 per family.

Members will receive a newsletter and a 10% discount on purchases made at the Trading Post. Donors will receive a charitable receipt for income tax purposes.

Membership Form

Download the membership form.

Contact Us

Box 2141
Rocky Mountain House, AB
T4T 1B6

telephone: 403-845-6680

email: staff@confluencehs.org

What's In A Name?

Confluence is the flowing together of rivers, ideas, cultures or the place where they flow together.

Heritage is something that comes to us from the past to preserve for the future.

A Society is an organization of people with a common purpose. It is also associated with friendship or companionship.

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