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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 HeritageM & J Hardware - Lacombe, AB

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Home to Lacombe's longest running family business, this was the second building to be occupied by the M & J partnership.

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location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 6/24/2020

last visited: 9/22/2020

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Western Canadian HeritageCorner Business Block - Lacombe, AB

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One of two flatirons on Lacombe's 50th Avenue, the one on this corner has been, at various times, both the older and the newer one.

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location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 6/24/2020

last visited: 9/23/2020

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Western Canadian HeritageCampbell Block - Lacombe, AB

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The Leading Store is one of the oldest and one of the largest buildings in the business section of Lacombe.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ScroogieII

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 6/25/2020

last visited: 9/23/2020

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Western Canadian HeritageUrquhart Block - Lacombe, AB

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Unique in Lacombe, the Urquhart & Co. Block, AKA the Kanngiesser Building, is the only building in the town with two identical storefronts.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ScroogieII

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 6/24/2020

last visited: 9/22/2020

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Western Canadian HeritageMerchants Bank of Canada - Lacombe, AB

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One of two flatirons in Lacombe, the old Merchants Bank building is also the most visible and best known building in the town.

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 HeritageDenike Block - Lacombe, AB

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On the north side of 50th Avenue and just west of "Bankers' Corner", this small two storey brick building was constructed to house an expanding jewelry and watchmaking business.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ScroogieII

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 6/25/2020

last visited: 9/24/2020

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Western Canadian HeritageRoland Michener House - Lacombe, AB

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Now the home of the Michener House Museum & Archives, this unassuming little wood frame house was the birthplace of Roland Michener, 20th Governor-General of Canada.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ScroogieII

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 6/25/2020

last visited: 9/23/2020

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Western Canadian HeritageLacombe Cenotaph - Lacombe, AB

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Standing majestically in Lacombe's Lest We Forget Park, the Lacombe Cenotaph was the work of expert Calgary sculptor/stonecutter, Albert J. Hart.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ScroogieII

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 6/25/2020

last visited: 9/24/2020

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Western Canadian HeritageSt. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church - Lacombe, AB

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Built by the Presbyterians in 1908-09, St. Andrew's was dedicated on January 31, 1909.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ScroogieII

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 6/25/2020

last visited: 9/23/2020

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Western Canadian HeritageNorth Red Deer Cottage School - Red Deer, AB

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Once a Grade one to eight elementary school, this 1912 school is now, believe it or not, a high school.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ScroogieII

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 6/25/2020

last visited: 9/25/2020

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Western Canadian HeritageCanadian Pacific Railroad Bridge - Red Deer, AB

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Spanning the Red Deer River at 58th Street is the old C.P.R. Train Bridge, opened in 1909.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ScroogieII

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 6/26/2020

last visited: 9/27/2020

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Western Canadian HeritageSt. 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 ScroogieII

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 6/25/2020

last visited: 9/25/2020

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Western Canadian HeritageOld 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 ScroogieII

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 6/25/2020

last visited: 9/24/2020

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Western Canadian HeritageRed Deer Armoury / Fire Hall #1 - Red Deer, AB

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Opened in 1914 as an armoury, in 1961, following a fire, this building, ironically, became a fire hall. In the 1990s the building made another about face to become the children's section of the Red Deer Public Library.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ScroogieII

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 6/26/2020

last visited: 9/26/2020

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Western Canadian HeritageF.E. Algar General Store - Ponoka, Alberta

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After losing two buildings to fire, F.E. Algar constructed his third building in 1914 this one of brick. Obviously a good decision this building still saands.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ScroogieII

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 6/24/2020

last visited: 9/22/2020

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Western Canadian HeritagePonoka Community Rest Room - Ponoka, AB

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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 ScroogieII

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 6/23/2020

last visited: 9/21/2020

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Western Canadian HeritageInnisfail Town Hall - Innisfail, AB

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First a bank, then another bank, then town hall, this building is now home to Money Mart.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ScroogieII

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 6/26/2020

last visited: 9/27/2020

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Western Canadian HeritageWetaskiwin Court House - Wetaskiwin, AB

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Today expanded and used as the Wetaskiwin town hall, the old Wetaskiwin Courthouse is a typical courthouse from Alberta's early years.

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 HeritageRowley Grain Elevator Row - Rowley, AB

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Rowley Grain Elevator Row once consisted of four elevators - now there are three remaining, a Searle, a Wheat Pool and a UGG elevator. All have been recently restored to fairly good condition.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ScroogieII

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 6/23/2020

last visited: 9/20/2020

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Western Canadian HeritageKnox Presbyterian Church - Carstairs, AB

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This, the first church in Carstairs, was built in 1901, one year after the town was laid out. The design and the construction were all carried out by local craftsmen.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ScroogieII

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 6/27/2020

last visited: 9/27/2020

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Western Canadian HeritageGovernment House - Edmonton, Alberta

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Government House is to be found at 12845 - 102 Avenue in Edmonton, directly south of the Royal Alberta Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ScroogieII

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 6/25/2020

last visited: 9/23/2020

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Western Canadian HeritageCalgary Fire Hall #2 - Calgary, AB

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Calgary's second real firehall, this substantial brick structure shared premises with the police force for much of a decade.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ScroogieII

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 6/21/2020

last visited: 9/19/2020

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