The area’s history is captured in 16 murals painted on building walls throughout our beautiful community. Murals were created by a local artists and depict people and the history of High River.
A walking tour of the murals will take you past the historic Wales Theatre and the town’s original train station, built in part using sandstone blocks from an older Calgary train station. Your walk to discover the murals starts across from the Museum of the Highwood.
The ‘Fort Spitzee Mural’ in High River depicts the largest fur trade post in the area and is located at 118 4 Ave SW. Read more about Fort Spitzee and High River's Western Heritage is shown below.
To learn more about High River’s heritage and colourful history, be sure to visit the Museum of the Highwood and Visitor Information Centre, located in the old train station, beside High River's beautiful downtown.