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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 HeritageBellevue Restaurant - Bellevue, AB

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On August 7, 1920 the Bellevue Café was the scene of a deadly shootout among three police officers and a pair of train robbers, resulting in the death of two of the officers and one of the train robbers.

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location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 7/30/2020

last visited: 10/29/2020

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Western Canadian HeritageOld Hillcrest Cemetery - Hillcrest, AB

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A memorial at the cemetery is a sad one, one which commemorates the deaths of 189 miners in Canada's worst mine disaster, "The Hillcrest Mine Disaster", which occurred on June 19, 1914, shortly before the outbreak of World I.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ScroogieII

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 7/29/2020

last visited: 10/27/2020

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Western Canadian HeritageFrank Slide - Frank, AB

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April 29, 1903 is a day never to be forgotten in Alberta's Crowsnest Pass.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ScroogieII

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 7/30/2020

last visited: 10/28/2020

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Western Canadian HeritageLeitch (Passburg) Collieries - Burmis, AB

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Leitch Collieries was an overly ambitious coal mining project that met with more than its share of ill fortune.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ScroogieII

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 6/26/2020

last visited: 9/25/2020

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Western Canadian HeritageBlairmore Courthouse - Blairmore, AB

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Once a courthouse always a courthouse doesn't hold true for Blairmore's Courthouse.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ScroogieII

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 7/28/2020

last visited: 10/21/2020

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Western Canadian HeritageOrpheum Theatre - Blairmore, AB

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Built in 1921, The Orpheum continues in use as the last operating theatre in the Crowsnest.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ScroogieII

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 7/29/2020

last visited: 10/26/2020

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Western Canadian HeritageGreenhill Hotel - Blairmore, AB

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Another building by West Canadian Collieries, the hotel was opened in 1922, but was leased and never operated by the company. Like the town of Blairmore, this hotel is a survivor, still open for business today.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ScroogieII

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 7/28/2020

last visited: 10/23/2020

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Western Canadian HeritageJ.E. Upton Block - Blairmore, AB

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Also known as the Greenhill Grill, this building is essentially a carbon copy of the West Canadian Collieries office just down 20th Avenue, as it was built by them. It got its names from the original two tenants, the Greenhill Grill and J.E. Upton.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ScroogieII

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 7/28/2020

last visited: 10/22/2020

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Western Canadian HeritageCrowsnest Pass Polish Hall - Coleman, AB

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Coleman's Polish Hall is one of several meeting houses built in the Crowsnest Pass to serve a specific ethnic group in the mining community.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ScroogieII

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 7/28/2020

last visited: 10/19/2020

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Western Canadian HeritageColeman Legion - Coleman, AB

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Though this building was first built as a commercial building in 1923, it was bought by the Coleman Legion in 1939 and extended, essentially doubling it in size, in 1986.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ScroogieII

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 7/27/2020

last visited: 10/17/2020

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Western Canadian HeritageHoly Spirit Roman Catholic Church - Coleman, AB

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Built in the spring of 1906, this church was consecrated on June 24 of that year.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ScroogieII

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 7/27/2020

last visited: 10/15/2020

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Western Canadian HeritageRoxy Theatre - Coleman, AB

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Had it not been for Coleman's worst fire, which took out six buildings in 1948, we would not have had a Roxy Theatre.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ScroogieII

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 7/28/2020

last visited: 10/20/2020

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Western Canadian HeritageAlberta Provincial Police Barracks - Coleman, AB

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This little hip roofed wood frame building was, at one time, the barracks for the Alberta Provincial Police Detachment in Coleman.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ScroogieII

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 7/27/2020

last visited: 10/16/2020

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Western Canadian HeritageColeman Union Hall/Hospital - Coleman, AB

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This hall was originally opened in 1906 as a hospital, funded by the miners' union of Coleman

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ScroogieII

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 7/27/2020

last visited: 10/14/2020

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Western Canadian HeritageOld Coleman High School - Coleman, AB

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Not the first school, or even the first high school, in Coleman, this one was built as an addition to the Coleman Central School, which was also not the first in Coleman.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ScroogieII

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 7/27/2020

last visited: 10/18/2020

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Western Canadian HeritageLebel Mansion (St. Vincent’s Hospital) - Pincher Creek, AB

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Today home to the Allied Arts Council, the Lebel Mansion has been owned by the town of Pincher Creek since 1985.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ScroogieII

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 6/22/2020

last visited: 9/20/2020

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Western Canadian HeritageCity Hall - Fernie, BC

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Occupying an entire city block between 3rd and 4th Avenues and 5th and 6th Streets, the Fernie City Hall is centred in a park-like setting decorated with historical information and artwork.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ScroogieII

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/13/2020

last visited: never

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Western Canadian HeritageFernie Court House - Fernie, BC

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Built of brick with Alberta sandstone trim, the Fernie Courthouse has served the city of Fernie as a courthouse for 111 years, as of 2020.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ScroogieII

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/13/2020

last visited: never

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Western Canadian HeritageHead-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump Special Place - Fort MacLeod, AB

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This site was designated a National Historic Site of Canada in 1968, a Provincial Historic Resource in 1976 and a World Heritage Site in 1981.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ScroogieII

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 6/24/2020

last visited: 9/21/2020

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Western Canadian HeritageRCMP Detachment Building - Waterton, AB

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The oldest RCMP building in Canada's National Parks, the rustic Waterton RCMP Detachment Building was designed to blend with other parks buildings.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ScroogieII

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 6/21/2020

last visited: 9/19/2020

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Western Canadian HeritageUnion Bank Building - Fort MacLeod, AB

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Built in 1899, the bank was occupied by the Union Bank of Canada in 1900, three years after its establishment in Fort MacLeod.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ScroogieII

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 6/27/2020

last visited: 9/28/2020

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Western Canadian HeritageGrier Block - Fort MacLeod, AB

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Highly distinctive, the Grier Block was the first and largest commercial building in Fort MacLeod.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ScroogieII

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 6/27/2020

last visited: 9/29/2020

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Western Canadian HeritageQueen’s Hotel - Fort Macleod, AB

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Established in 1886, this, the second Queen’s Hotel, was built in 1903.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ScroogieII

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 6/28/2020

last visited: 10/4/2020

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Western Canadian HeritageRenwick Building - Fort Macleod, AB

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This sandstone building was built to house Renwick's Hardware on the main floor and apartment units on the upper floor.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ScroogieII

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 6/28/2020

last visited: 10/1/2020

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Western Canadian HeritageFort Macleod Provincial Historic Area - Fort Macleod, AB

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The town of Fort Macleod is home to what remains a rarity in Alberta, a Designated Provincial Historical Area

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ScroogieII

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 6/29/2020

last visited: 10/8/2020

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