No, all men were single
so no children lived there. They would
have not been useful at Fort Calgary. Teachers taught men instead.
What kind of wood was Fort Calgary
The wood was cut into
fourteen foot pine logs arranged vertically in trenches. The logs were transported from near by forests. The logs
were plastered with clay and mud
which turned out to be not very good.
What was the Fortís original name?
The Fortís original name
was Fort Brisbois.† Inspector Brisbois named it after himself when the fort was built.† The name was later changed to Fort Calgary by Colonel Macleod.