A renewed effort to restore Fort Assinniboine
August 23, 2002
Gary Wilson has set a goal for the operation of Fort Assinniboine as a tourist attraction and he's looking for support from the community.
Not money or even donated time just support.
"We're not asking the public to work out there. We're not asking for money. We're asking for greater awareness," said Wilson, president of the Fort Assinniboine Preservation Association.
Wilson's goal is to have the fort operating as a full-time tourist site by May 2004.
The reason for the goal is threefold. One is to continue the preservation and restoration of the fort. Wilson said revenue from the tours wil...