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Originally created by WannerClan as a category for cataloging Heritage Properties in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan, the category has been expanded to include Heritage Properties in all of Western Canada, an area which encompasses British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and the Territories: The Yukon, Northwest Territories & Nunavut.
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Western Canadian HeritageCanadian Pacific Railway Station - Didsbury, Alberta

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Built in 1904 (or 1902), the Didsbury Canadian Pacific Railway Station was quite unique along the Calgary-Edmonton railway line.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 12/20/2022

last visited: never

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Western Canadian HeritageMagrath Canal - 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 T0SHEA

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 12/18/2022

last visited: never

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Western Canadian HeritageAlberta Wheat Pool Elevator - Nanton, Alberta

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Nanton has twins - Alberta Wheat Pool Twins.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 12/17/2022

last visited: never

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Western Canadian HeritageFraser River Walking Bridge - Quesnel, BC

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Begun in 1928 and completed in the Spring of 1929 this one time road bridge is now the World's Longest Wood Truss Pedestrian Bridge at 831 feet.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 12/10/2022

last visited: never

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Western Canadian HeritageFort McLeod Historic Park - McLeod Lake, BC

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Fort McLeod is the site of the first continuously inhabited European settlement established west of the Rocky Mountains in Canada, the surrounding community still inhabited today.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 12/5/2022

last visited: never

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Western Canadian HeritageKohan Reflection Garden - New Denver, BC

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Along the shore of Slocan Lake on the southern edge of New Denver, these gardens are intended for the viewer to pause and reflect.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 12/5/2022

last visited: never

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Western Canadian HeritagePow Wow Rock — Surrey, BC

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Most of British Columbia was covered by an ice sheet during the Late Pleistocene period. South Surrey has a ridge running east-west indicating this was a terminal moraine. Dotted through this area are erratics, of which, Pow Wow Rock is one.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 11/23/2022

last visited: never

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Western Canadian HeritageStewart Farm — Surrey, BC

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The Stewart Farm dates from the 1880s. Today it is a collection of original buildings spanning a 40-year period of the farm. Today the core structures are preserved and operated by the City of Surrey as museum on farm life.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 11/23/2022

last visited: never

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Western Canadian HeritageSailor's Home — Vancouver, BC

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Built in 1912, the Sailor's House has served many purposes over its hundred-plus years. Today only the exterior wall remains incorporated into a social housing project.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 11/23/2022

last visited: never

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Western Canadian HeritageKaslo Internment Site - Kaslo, BC

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The village of Kaslo, along the upper reaches of Kootenay Lake, was one of several partially abandoned mining towns pressed into service during World War II to house Japanese Canadians wrongfully interned through the war, and for several years after.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 11/21/2022

last visited: never

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Western Canadian HeritageNikkei Internment Memorial Centre - New Denver, BC

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This memorial centre, dedicated to the people of Japanese descent who were wrongfully interned during WW II, has been preserved as a memorial to those wrongfully interned here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 11/19/2022

last visited: never

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Western Canadian HeritageSlocan City and Slocan Extension Internment Camps - Slocan City, BC

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During the internment of Japanese Canadians in World War II, Slocan City was used as as a transfer point for internees, from the B.C. coast en-route to other camps, then in 1946 it was a deportation point for Japanese Canadian citizens.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 11/19/2022

last visited: never

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Western Canadian HeritageCreston Grain Elevators - Creston BC

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This pair of old depression era wooden elevators stands beside the highway which passes through Creston, near the western edge of town.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 11/16/2022

last visited: never

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Western Canadian HeritageRaspberry School - Brilliant, BC

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Raspberry School was built by the Doukhobors of Brilliant and opened for classes in 1934. Brilliant is now part of the City of Castlegar, BC.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 11/13/2022

last visited: never

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Western Canadian HeritageSt. Francis in the Woods - Queens Bay, BC

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As of 2022 the Shingle Style Gothic Revival St. Francis-in-the-Woods is seven years past its centennial year celebration and still looking good.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 11/12/2022

last visited: never

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Western Canadian HeritageMerchant’s Bank of Canada — Nanaimo, BC

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This is an excellent example of the Free Renaissance style of architecture of the early 20th century.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 11/12/2022

last visited: never

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Western Canadian HeritageActive Pass Lighthouse — Mayne Island, BC

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Since 1885 there's been a lighthouse at Mayne Island's Georgina Point guiding vessels through Active Pass. Built in 1969 this is the third lighthouse at this location.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 11/12/2022

last visited: never

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Western Canadian HeritageSullivan Community Hall — Surrey, BC

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A simple utilitarian style community hall built with volunteer labour has long served the Sullivan neighbourhood of Surrey.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 11/12/2022

last visited: never

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Western Canadian HeritageSlocan Mercantile General Store - Sandon, BC

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Built in 1900, the one time Slocan Mercantile General Store is one of the very few of Slocan's buildings to survive until today.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 11/11/2022

last visited: never

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Western Canadian HeritageSandon Townsite and Cemetery - Sandon, BC

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Sandon, one of many flash-in-the-pan mining communities in southern BC, lives on despite twice facing its imminent demise.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 11/11/2022

last visited: never

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Western Canadian HeritageColumbia Theatre — New Westminster, BC

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From the days of vaudeville and photoplay, the Columbia Theatre followed the trends in the movie industry. In 1976 the theatre was twinned and then closed in the mid-1980s. After that, it shifted from group to group trying their best to keep it open.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 11/10/2022

last visited: never

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Western Canadian Heritage1924 Lochiel Schoolhouse — Langley, BC

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The Lochiel School is a one-storey, wood-frame schoolhouse in the Campbell Valley Regional Park in Southwest Langley.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 11/8/2022

last visited: never

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Western Canadian HeritageF. J. Hart Building — Aldergrove, BC

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When completed in 1910 the F.J. Hart Building operated as a bank, home improvement store, and realty office. By 1914, the pre-fabricated building changed hands and become the BC Telephone Company exchange.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 11/8/2022

last visited: never

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Western Canadian HeritageMackin Residence — Coquitlam, BC

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The Mackin Residence was built around 1913 for the second in charge of Fraser Mills. Fraser Mills was at one point the largest lumber mill in the British Empire. Today the Mackin Residence is one of only a handful of buildings from Fraser Mills.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 11/8/2022

last visited: never

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Western Canadian HeritageKarr/Mercer Barn — Langley, BC

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Originally located 80 kilometres | 50 miles east of this location in Rosedale, the Karr/Mercer Barn was dismantled and moved to this location as part of a heritage farm site.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 11/8/2022

last visited: never

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