Two Museums in One! Musée Historique de St. Paul Historical Museum: Showcasing the rich history of St. Paul. This area was important to First Nations groups and fur traders. The important Winnipeg Trail from Fort Winnipeg to Fort Edmonton passed through here; Father Lacombe established a Metis settlement on the shore of the local lake in 1896. Peoples’ Museum Society of/de St. Paul & District: uses a variety of displays to illustrate how farming has changed since the first homesteaders settled here. Farm machinery on display includes tractors, plows, and implements for cultivating, seeding, harvesting and processing farm products.