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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 HeritageBlack Residence, No. 9 - Dawson, Yukon Territory

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The Black Residence, No. 9 is located in a residential area of Dawson city. This attractive, two-storey home is of wood-frame construction and has a steeply pitched, hip roof with indented hip dormers.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Yukon Territory, Canada

date approved: 6/28/2020

last visited: never

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Western Canadian HeritageDawson Daily News - Dawson, Yukon Territory

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The Dawson Daily News is an example of a warehouse structure of the Gold Rush period from 1897-1906. Its good functional design is evidenced in its successful adaptation into a publishing, printing and jobbing business.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Yukon Territory, Canada

date approved: 6/28/2020

last visited: never

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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 HeritageRuby's Place - Dawson, Yukon Territory

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Ruby’s Place is closely associated with the Klondike Gold Rush and the development of Dawson as a supply service and distribution centre for the mining community.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Yukon Territory, Canada

date approved: 6/27/2020

last visited: 8/11/2018

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Western Canadian HeritagePost Office - Dawson, Yukon Territory

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Designed by architect Thomas Fuller, the Post Office has always had a strong visual impact in the community. It is also one of the most substantial, distinctive, and well-designed buildings in Dawson.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Yukon Territory, Canada

date approved: 6/27/2020

last visited: never

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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 HeritageMme Tremblay's Store - Dawson, Yukon Territory

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N 64 3.780, W 139 25.825

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Yukon Territory, Canada

date approved: 6/27/2020

last visited: never

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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 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 HeritageCommanding Officer’s Residence - Dawson, Yukon Territory

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The Commanding Officer’s Residence is one of the best examples of a building associated with the North West Mounted Police, in their role in the establishment of law and order and the exercise of Canadian sovereignty in the northern territories.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Yukon Territory, Canada

date approved: 6/27/2020

last visited: never

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Western Canadian HeritageCommissioner's Residence - Yukon Territory

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Once called Government House, the Commissioner's Residence was built and used as the official residence of the chief executive of the Yukon Territory.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Yukon Territory, Canada

date approved: 6/27/2020

last visited: never

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Western Canadian HeritageNorth West Mounted Police Stables - Dawson, Yukon Territory

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The N.W.M.P. Stables is valued for its good, simple aesthetic. It is a timber frame building designed to accommodate horses in sub-arctic frontier conditions.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Yukon Territory, Canada

date approved: 6/27/2020

last visited: never

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Western Canadian HeritageNorth West Mounted Police Jail - Dawson, Yukon Territory

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The N.W.M.P. Jail is one of the best examples of a building closely associated with the North West Mounted Police, and their role in the rapid, early development of Dawson City during the Klondike Gold Rush.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Yukon Territory, Canada

date approved: 6/27/2020

last visited: never

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Western Canadian HeritageRobert Service Cabin - Dawson, Yukon Territory

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The Robert Service Cabin is one of the best examples of a building associated with the larger impact of the gold rush on Canada. Also, it maintains an unchanged relationship to its site.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Yukon Territory, Canada

date approved: 6/26/2020

last visited: never

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Western Canadian HeritageOld Territorial Administration Building - Dawson, Yukon Territory

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The heritage value of the Old Territorial Administration Building lies in its associations with the Klondike Gold Rush of 1896, and the subsequent growth of the northern territories and the rest of Canada.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Yukon Territory, Canada

date approved: 6/26/2020

last visited: never

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Western Canadian HeritageDawson City Telegraph Office - Dawson, Yukon Territory

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The Telegraph Office was the first and only architecturally designed telegraph office in the Yukon. Constructed in 1899, this building illustrates the presence of the Canadian government and its confidence in the continuing prosperity of Dawson City.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Yukon Territory, Canada

date approved: 6/26/2020

last visited: never

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Western Canadian HeritageArctic Brotherhood Hall - Dawson, Yukon Territory

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At its opening in 1901, the Arctic Brotherhood Lodge was touted as the largest and grandest building not only in Dawson but in the entire northwest. After the Arctic Brotherhood ceased to exist, the building served as a community hall.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Yukon Territory, Canada

date approved: 6/26/2020

last visited: never

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Western Canadian HeritageYukon Sawmill Company Office - Dawson, Yukon Territory

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The Yukon Sawmill Company was one of the first sawmills to cut timber in the Klondike, registering its first timber lease in March 1898. It was the most extensive and longest operating sawmill in the Yukon during the early twentieth century.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Yukon Territory, Canada

date approved: 6/26/2020

last visited: never

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Western Canadian HeritageFormer Territorial Court House - Dawson, Yukon Territory

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Purpose built to replace the original, inadequately sized log courthouse, the Former Territorial Court House was designed with two court chambers in order to accommodate the large volume of court business.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Yukon Territory, Canada

date approved: 6/26/2020

last visited: never

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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 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 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 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 HeritageCanadian Bank of Commerce - Dawson, Yukon Territory

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The Dawson Canadian Bank of Commerce was designed and built by W.P. Skillings and Robert Moncrief in 1901. This Renaissance Revival building is one of Canada’s finest surviving structures clad in decorative pressed metal.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Yukon Territory, Canada

date approved: 6/26/2020

last visited: never

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