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Spitzee Crossing

Producer: Town of High River


Spitzee Crossing was the only accessible place to cross the Highwood River on the old Macleod Trail from Fort Macleod to Calgary. In 1886, when flood waters made the river impassable, Buck Smith built and operated a ferry. A bridge replaced the ferry in 1887

Artist: STEVEN JONES, 1994

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Location: 3 3 Ave SE, High River, AB T1V 1G3 viewed from the parking lot | Get Directions

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