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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 HeritageBank of Commerce - Vernon, BC

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On the north side of 30th Avenue, between 31st and 32nd Streets one will find this former Canadian Bank of Commerce building. A heritage marker is affixed to the front façade.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ScroogieII

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 7/30/2020

last visited: 10/30/2020

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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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ScroogieII

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 7/30/2020

last visited: 10/29/2020

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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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 Kamloops Courthouse - Kamloops, British Columbia

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Completed in 1909, the Old Kamloops Courthouse is valued as a landmark complex of buildings and surrounding landscape. The complex was designed to convey a sense of justice and authority through the use of traditional and imposing design.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 7/18/2020

last visited: 3/12/2021

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Western Canadian HeritageSt. Andrew's on the Square - Kamloops, British Columbia

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Built in 1887, St. Andrews on the Square was built on land donated by the Canadian Pacific Railway. The church is valued as the City’s oldest public building and for its association with the Reverend Phil Gaglardi (1913-1995).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 7/18/2020

last visited: 2/17/2021

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Western Canadian HeritageCNR Station, Kamloops, British Columbia

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The CNR Station, built in 1926-27, is a large, two-storey train station located at the end of Fifth Avenue, on the north side of Lorne Street, in Kamloops, British Columbia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 7/17/2020

last visited: never

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Western Canadian HeritageHat Creek Ranch - Cache Creek, British Columbia

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Hat Creek Ranch comprises some 130 hectares of farmyards, fields and range land, and includes twenty historic wooden domestic and farm buildings dating from 1861 into the 20th century.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 7/17/2020

last visited: never

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Western Canadian HeritageLog Skyscrapers - Whitehorse, Yukon

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These log skyscrapers are the only buildings of this type in Canada and their architectural significance lies in their unusual appearance.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Yukon Territory, Canada

date approved: 6/29/2020

last visited: never

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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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Western Canadian HeritagePalace Grand Theatre - Dawson, Yukon Territory

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The Palace Grand Theatre is an elegant three storey wood structure. It was constructed in 1962 as a nearly exact replica of the original 1899 Palace Grand Theatre which, having fallen into serious disrepair, was demolished.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Yukon Territory, Canada

date approved: 6/28/2020

last visited: never

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Western Canadian HeritageThird Avenue Hotel, Building 14 - Dawson, Yukon Territory

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The Third Avenue Hotel Complex is closely associated with the commercial development of Dawson City during the Klondike Gold Rush.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Yukon Territory, Canada

date approved: 6/28/2020

last visited: 8/11/2018

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Western Canadian HeritageHarrington's Store - Dawson, Yukon Territory

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The two-storey commercial building, commonly known as Harrington's Store, was constructed in early 1902 as a combination store and rooming house. Incorporated in the structure are portions of the single storey 1901 commercial building that previously occupied the site.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Yukon Territory, Canada

date approved: 6/28/2020

last visited: never

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Western Canadian HeritageBank of British North America - Dawson, Yukon Territory

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The Bank of British North America is one of the best examples of a structure illustrating the development of financial services in the North.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Yukon Territory, Canada

date approved: 6/28/2020

last visited: never

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