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Heritage Society

All About Us

Our vision: to be a vibrant creative, unique and diverse volunteer organization that is recognized and respected for our commitment to Western Canadian history and heritage.

Our mission: To preserve, support and promote our Western Canadian history, heritage and culture.

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
  • Collect Site admission fees
  • Provide summer employment for students
  • Raise funds for projects
  • Host special events
  • Perform the David Thompson Puppet Show

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

Membership Form

Download the membership form.

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.

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