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East Village

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Hidden : 07/12/2014
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Watch for and collect all the puzzle pieces in each cache. Assemble the puzzle and enter to win a prize to be drawn at the main event Saturday evening. This cache will not be available before opening of the site Friday morning. Puzzle only available for July 18 2014. There is an access fee for the Park

Batoche Village

The village of Batoche was founded in the early 1870s, when Xavier Letendre, also known as "Batoche", constructed a ferry, a shop and a storehouse on the spot where the Carlton Trail crossed the river. It soon grew into a trade center for the growing number of Métis settlers along the river. In 1883 a presbytery was built, and in the following year the Church of St Antoine de Padoue.
Near the river bank lies East Village, the original village, of which foundations and cellars still remain. This is where the Batoche ferry crossed the South Saskatchewan River.

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