Millet Walking Tour

VISITE À PIED GUIDÉE DE LA VILLE DE MILLET

 

 

Stop 1- Millet Fire Wagon located in front of the Museum Stop 1- Fire Wagon Stop 2- St. John's Church Stop 3- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Stop 4- Kilborn Antiques Stop 5- Millet Evangelical Free Church Stop 6- Outdoor Rink Stop 7- Curling Rink Stop 8- Millet Legion Stop 9- St. Norberts Catholic Church Stop 10- Pipestone Creek Park Stop 11- Fire Hall Stop 12- Post Office Stop 13- Millet School Stop 14- Burger Barn Stop 15- Legacy Garden Stop 16- Leannes Bar and Grill Stop 17- Canadian Pacific Railway Stop 18- Millet United Church Stop 19- Millet Lions Hall Stop 20- Millet Public Library Stop 21- Millet Community Hall Stop 22- Amaranth Art Stop 23- Specialty Shops Stop 24- The Old Bank Stop 25- Apple Drugs Stop 26- Daisy Lane Gift Shop Stop 27- Pipestone Flyer Stop 28- Memorial Rose Garden Stop 29- Burns Creamery Garden Stop 30- School Bell Kiosk

 

 

 

Reverand Father Lacombe named the village of Millet in 1891. The President of the Canadian Pacific Railway, Sir William Van Horne asked Father Lacombe to name the stations from Lacombe and north on the new Calgary-Edmonton line. Millet was named for one of Father Lacombe's travelling companions and canoemen, August Millet. Mr. Millet was sometimes under the employment of the Hudson's Bay Company and sometimes under contract with the Northwest Mounted Police.

This walking Tour will take you through some of the points of interest of Millet. Many of the Historic Points of Interest have plaques that give more complete information about the sites.

In order to do the longer tour, which is about 3.3 km, one should set aside about an hour and a half. Most of the walk is done on sidewalks or paved paths. There are however some areas where there is no sidewalk, or only a shale path. The main part of the walk is mostly flat. The trail throught he Pipestone Park does contain a few gentle hills both up and down. The main parts of the Tour can be driven. The Pipestone Trail, however, is for walking only.

Take the 'Accessible' Virtual Tour Below, where most pictures were taken in Summer 2009:

Choose Your Stop on the Millet 'Accessible' Virtual Walking Tour

#1 Fire Wagon

#11 Fire Hall #21 Community Hall

#2 St. Johns Church

#12 Post Office #22 Mercantile Building

#3 Church of Jesus...

#13 Millet School #23 Shops

#4 Kilborn Antique

#14 Burger Barn #24 Old Bank

#5 Millet Evangelical...

#15 Legacy Garden #25 Apple Drugs

#6 Outdoor Rink

#16 Leannes Bar & #26 Daisy Lane

#7 Fish & Game

#17 Can. Pacific Railway #27 Pipestone Flyer

#8 Legion

#18 Millet Untited Church #28 Rose Garden

#9 St. Norbert's...

#19 Lions Hall #29 Burns Creamery Garden

#10 Pipestone Creek

#20 Public Library #30 School Bell Kiosk

 

 

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