Along the Sheep River: Stories of Okotoks presents the history of Okotoks in a vibrant and engaging way.
This permanent exhibit explores Okotoks’ special landscape, compelling characters, and bright future. Photos and artifacts help bring to life the stories of the town’s rich natural and cultural heritage with a focus on early immigration, domestic life, educations and commerce in Okotoks. Discover how the meandering Sheep River has shaped the land and people for thousands of years. Uncover pioneer spirit in those first adventurous souls who dared to set up shop and set down roots.
Connect to Okotoks’ cultural community and discover some of the fascinating people who have helped make Okotoks the dynamic town it is today.
Image: Libbie Henderson on the banks of the Sheep River, 1913 | Okotoks Museum and Archives
The Okotoks Museum and Archives gratefully acknowledges funding from the Alberta Museums Association which assisted in the development of this exhibit.