Fall Field Trip: Muenster & Area

2022 FALL FIELD TRIP Saturday Sept. 17th

We will head East to Muenster to visit St. Peters Abbey & the Cathedral. On the way back we will stop at Original Humboldt and the Mt. Carmel Shrine.

8:00 AM — meet at Fas Gas – east on College Drive at intersection of Hwy 5 & 41

Drive 110 kms east on Highway 5 (north on Highway 2) then east on Hwy 5 to St. Peters Abbey Muenster SK.

10:00 AM We will meet up with Father Demetrius who will give us a tour of the Abbey and grounds

11:00 AM Drive out of the Abbey grounds and cross Hwy 5 to the Muenster Cathedral where Father Demetrius will give us a tour of St. Peters Cathedral to see the murals painted by Berthed Imhoff.

12:00 noon – Back to Abbey grounds to wander and shoot freely around the grounds: farm animals, bird house, sloughs, cemetery, stained glass, architecture, fields etc. Eat brown bag lunch

1:30 ish – Drive west on Hwy 5 for 17 kms.
Turn left on SK 669 (Telegraph Road) for 2. 8 kms.

Original Humboldt is on left. Explore the history and walk the historical journey of the First Telegraph Station and the early settlers and First Nations peoples of this area.

3:00 ish Drive North on SK 669 to Hwy 5. Left on Hwy 5 8.1 kms.
Turn right on Range Road 2233 for 7 kms to Mt. Carmel Shrine. Parking lot is on your left.

We can hike up the short hill and shoot gorgeous panoramas from the hilltop.

4:00 PM– Leave Mt. Carmel and turn right on grid – Right on Hwy 5, left on Hwy 2, right on Hwy 5 and head for Saskatoon.
More Photo Opps on the way home: There are lots of sloughs and fields rich in grain where you might spot migrating birds and waterfowl.

This Field Trip will go ahead Rain or Shine. See you there!

Contact person: Mary Lou Fletcher 306-270-0650

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