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The Alberta Heritage Markers category waymarks Historical Markers that have been installed by Alberta Tourism, Parks, Recreation and Culture or other historic markers placed throughout the Province of Alberta.
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Alberta Heritage MarkersLe Fort Centre - Calgary, AB

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One of the buildings from the old Lacombe Home, Le Fort Centre is immediately south of the landmark wooden water tower on St. Mary's University campus.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 10/18/2018

last visited: never

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Alberta Heritage MarkersCrescent Heights High School - Calgary, AB

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The second Crescent Heights High School, this Collegiate Gothic styled building was built in 1928.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 10/18/2018

last visited: never

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Alberta Heritage MarkersSt. Barnabas Church Tower - Calgary, AB

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And now for something completely different, we present a bell tower which has lost its church.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 10/18/2018

last visited: never

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Alberta Heritage MarkersChevra Kadisha of Calgary (1904) - Calgary, AB

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Though it borders MacLeod Trail, Chevra Kadisha, AKA Erlton Jewish Cemetery, can only be accessed from Erlton Street SW.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 10/18/2018

last visited: never

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Alberta Heritage MarkersCity of Wetaskiwin Centennial - Wetaskiwin, AB

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The Wetaskewin Spatinow Cairn is across from the Visitor's Center on 50th Avenue, at 56th Street. There is a concrete walkway leading to it from the VC's parking lot.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 10/18/2018

last visited: never

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Alberta Heritage MarkersColeman Historic Walking Tours - Coleman, Alberta

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A small kiosk with history bits and walking tour information

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Bon Echo

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 10/18/2018

last visited: never

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Alberta Heritage MarkersMiner's Path - Coleman, Alberta

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Describes the Miners Path, which is now a short hiking trail

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Bon Echo

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 10/18/2018

last visited: never

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Alberta Heritage MarkersHERE WE BEGIN TO MINE THE COAL - Lethbridge, Alberta

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Plaque describing the start of coal mining in the area

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Bon Echo

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 10/18/2018

last visited: never

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Alberta Heritage MarkersLethbridge City Mine - Lethbridge, Alberta

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Overlooking the Oldman River and Fort Whoop-up

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Bon Echo

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 10/18/2018

last visited: never

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Alberta Heritage MarkersCoutts Sweetgrass International Depot - Stirling, AB

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On the northern outskirts of the little town of Stirling, Alberta, the Galt Historic Railway Park was a welcome and pleasant surprise to us, as we had no idea there was such a nice, well developed railway museum at Stirling.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 9/22/2018

last visited: never

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Alberta Heritage MarkersMormons Colonize - Develop Irrigation - Stirling, AB

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At the invitation of the Canadian Northwest Irrigation Company, Mormons from Utah arrived in Stirling, Alberta on May 5th, 1899. Their purpose was to colonize the area and aid in developing an irrigation system for southern Alberta.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 9/22/2018

last visited: never

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Alberta Heritage MarkersStirling, Alberta

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At the invitation of the Canadian Northwest Irrigation Company, Mormons from Utah arrived in Stirling, Alberta on May 5th, 1899. Their purpose was to colonize the area and aid in developing an irrigation system for southern Alberta.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 9/22/2018

last visited: never

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Alberta Heritage MarkersMagrath - Magrath, AB

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The first major irrigation project to be undertaken in Canada, the Galt Canal opened vast amounts of previously arid Southern Alberta to agriculture.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 9/22/2018

last visited: never

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Alberta Heritage MarkersShaw and Cooper Block - Nanton, AB

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Built by two of Nanton's heaviest hitters at the time, this old bank building has again become a bank, though a different bank.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 9/22/2018

last visited: never

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Alberta Heritage MarkersKeen (Nanton) Hospital - Nanton, AB

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Built in 1927 by Dr. Keen, this building operated as a Hospital until 1932.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 9/22/2018

last visited: never

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Alberta Heritage MarkersMilnes Block - Claresholm, AB

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Realtor, business owner, builder and member of the Provincial Legislative Assembly, Thomas Charles Milnes, after whom this block is named, became one of the principal movers and shakers in Claresholm upon his arrival in 1907.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 9/22/2018

last visited: never

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Alberta Heritage MarkersSweet Block - Ponoka, Alberta

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One of the first buildings to be erected in Ponoka following the "Great Depression", the Sweet Block helped to signal the beginning of economic recovery in central Alberta.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 9/22/2018

last visited: never

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Alberta Heritage MarkersPonoka Community Rest Room - Ponoka, Alberta

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Not a bank, not a grocery store, not a dry goods store nor even a one time hotel, this building was something completely different.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 9/22/2018

last visited: never

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Alberta Heritage MarkersRank's Drugs - Ponoka, Alberta

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One of two old time drug stores, Rank's Drugs moved into the building nearly twenty years after its construction.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 9/22/2018

last visited: never

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Alberta Heritage MarkersJack's Men's Wear - Ponoka, AB

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Just a couple of small architectural features will tip off the astute viewer as to the original purpose of this building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 9/9/2018

last visited: never

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Alberta Heritage MarkersCash Foods - Ponoka, AB

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This little business block was originally one of the first Safeway stores in Alberta.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 9/9/2018

last visited: never

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Alberta Heritage MarkersGrand Trunk Pacific Railway Station - Delburne, AB

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The Grand Trunk Pacific was the railway responsible for the construction of this station in central Alberta, now the centrepiece of the Anthony Henday Museum.

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location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 9/9/2018

last visited: never

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Alberta Heritage MarkersCanadian National Water Tower Building - Delburne, AB

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This Water Tower was built in the late 1290s or early 1930s to refill the steam locomotives in use at the time. Most railroad water towers were built as octagons purely for the sake of economy of materials.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 9/9/2018

last visited: never

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Alberta Heritage MarkersOld Red Deer Courthouse - Red Deer, AB

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Completed in 1931 using a 1907 design, the Old Red Deer Courthouse was the last classically detailed courthouse to be built in the province, serving as the centre of justice for Red Deer and area until 1983.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 9/9/2018

last visited: never

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Alberta Heritage MarkersSt. Luke's Anglican Church - Red Deer, AB

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Red Deer's oldest standing church, St. Luke's Anglican has been designated both a municipal and a provincial historic resource, the former in 2009 and the latter in 1977.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 9/9/2018

last visited: never

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