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The Alberta Heritage Markers category waymarks Historical Markers that have been installed by Alberta Tourism, Parks, Recreation and Culture or other historic markers placed throughout the Province of Alberta.
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Alberta Heritage MarkersMilnes Block - Claresholm, AB

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Realtor, business owner, builder and member of the Provincial Legislative Assembly, Thomas Charles Milnes, after whom this block is named, became one of the principal movers and shakers in Claresholm upon his arrival in 1907.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 9/22/2018

last visited: never

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Alberta Heritage MarkersC.P.R. Station Building - Claresholm, AB

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Claresholm's third RR depot (the first was a boxcar and the second a wood frame building) this one is actually one half of the original Calgary depot which was dismantled and rebuilt, with one half in Claresholm and the other half in High River.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 8/24/2015

last visited: never

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Alberta Heritage MarkersClaresholm Train Station - Claresholm, AB

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Mounted on the side of Claresholm's (once Calgary's) sandstone railway depot, now museum and visitor centre, is this historical marker which relates a bit of the history of the building on which it depends for support.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 8/27/2015

last visited: never

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Alberta Heritage MarkersUnion 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. With its distinctive mansard roof, added in 1902, this is one of the very few pre 1900 bank buildings remaining in Alberta.

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location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 8/24/2015

last visited: never

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Alberta Heritage MarkersGrier Block - Fort MacLeod, AB

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Highly distinctive, the Grier Block was the first and largest commercial building in Fort MacLeod. It retains its pressed tin façade, possibly the only one remaining in Southern Alberta. It is also Fort MacLeod's oldest brick building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 8/24/2015

last visited: never

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Alberta Heritage MarkersQueen’s Hotel - Fort Macleod, AB

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Established in 1886, this, the second Queen’s Hotel, was built in 1903. Though a wood frame building, it is faced with sandstone walls, which allowed it to survive the devastating fire of 1906 that removed Macleod’s main street from the map.

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location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 8/24/2015

last visited: never

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Alberta Heritage MarkersCourt House - Town of Fort Macleod, Alberta

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This building served as a court house until 1971. Now the town hall it was once the former territorial court house from 1904-1907, becoming the Provincial court house in 1907. It is located in Fort Macleod, Alberta.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member wildwoodke

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 8/18/2012

last visited: never

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Alberta Heritage MarkersEmpress Theatre - Fort Macleod, AB

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Just over a century old now, The Empress Theatre was built in 1912 and underwent substantial renovations in 1937. Still a movie theatre today, it was purchased by the Fort Macleod Provincial Historic Area Society in 1982 and renovated one more time.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 8/24/2015

last visited: 6/25/2018

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Alberta Heritage MarkersCochrane Ranch (South) Bungalow - Glenwood, AB

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This bronze plaque, mounted on a large boulder from the Cochrane Ranch, can be found on the north side of Highway 506, less than a kilometre east of the Glenwood road. It marks the site of the once magnificent Cochrane Ranch Bungalow.

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location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 7/10/2014

last visited: never

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Alberta Heritage MarkersThe Leavings of Willow Creek - Claresholm, AB

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This marker, on the east side of Highway 2 about 3 kilometres north of Claresholm, deals with a now obscure term which, in the days of the pioneers, was a common and important slice of the English Language.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 8/27/2015

last visited: never

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Alberta Heritage MarkersSunset School Marker

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Marker sign for Sunset School District and the old school house.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MidnightCougar

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 8/17/2016

last visited: never

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Alberta Heritage MarkersMarker sign for Braehead School District

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Marker for Braehead School district. Sign Text: Braehead Shool District No. 4215 1928-1962 SE14-16-1-W5

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MidnightCougar

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 8/17/2016

last visited: never

Image for Keen (Nanton) Hospital - Nanton, ABview gallery

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Alberta Heritage MarkersKeen (Nanton) Hospital - Nanton, AB

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Built in 1927 by Dr. Keen, this building operated as a Hospital until 1932.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 9/22/2018

last visited: never

Image for Shaw and Cooper Block - Nanton, ABview gallery

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Alberta Heritage MarkersShaw and Cooper Block - Nanton, AB

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Built by two of Nanton's heaviest hitters at the time, this old bank building has again become a bank, though a different bank.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 9/22/2018

last visited: never

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Alberta Heritage MarkersCardston Courthouse - Cardston, AB

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Alberta became a province in 1905 and immediately implemented a much needed Public Works Program. The first courthouse built under this program was this one, in the City of Cardston.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 8/6/2015

last visited: 10/19/2018

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Alberta Heritage MarkersC.O. Card House - Cardston, AB

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The old log C. O. Card house was built in 1887 by Charles Ora Card, the leader of the initial group of Latter Day Saints to arrive in Canada. It is the oldest building standing in Cardston and one of the oldest in Alberta.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 8/6/2015

last visited: 10/19/2018

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Alberta Heritage MarkersCayley Stockyards - Cayley, AB

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Along Range Road 290, just south of the corner of Township Road 173A, is this marker which relates the story of the stockyards in the little village of Cayley. The marker is directly west of the centre of the village.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 8/27/2015

last visited: never

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Alberta Heritage MarkersInventing New Ways of Farming - Nobleford, Alberta

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Along Highway 23, north from Lethbridge towards Vulcan, there is a roadside pullout with a sign that speaks to the changes in agricultural practices that were taking place in southern Alberta, with numerous inventions coming from Nobleford, Alberta.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member wildwoodke

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 8/15/2012

last visited: 5/25/2014

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Alberta Heritage MarkersThe Era of the Cattle Barons - Carmangay, AB

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Just south of the town of Carmangay, along Highway 23, is an Alberta Heritage Marker, telling of the early Cattle Barons of Alberta. The sign is at a pullout about 150 metres south of Township Road 134.

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location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 7/6/2014

last visited: never

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Alberta Heritage MarkersThe Clark Residence - High River, AB

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Standing on the corner of MacLeod Trail and 8th Street in High River, this unassuming little brick and wood house was the boyhood home of Charles Joseph "Joe" Clark, who served as the sixteenth Prime Minister of Canada from 1979 to 1980.

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location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 6/23/2015

last visited: never

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Alberta Heritage MarkersCanadian Pacific Railway Station - High River, AB

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This railway station has more than one quite rare characteristic, none of which may be obvious to the casual observer. It is at 406 - 1st Street Southwest, just east of the downtown core of High River.

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location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 7/24/2014

last visited: never

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Alberta Heritage MarkersSt. Paul's Anglican Church - Calgary, AB

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Once well out in the country in the Fish Creek area, surrounded by nothing but grass, prairie dogs and the odd tree, St. Paul's Anglican is now completely engulfed by the City of Calgary.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 8/12/2018

last visited: never

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Alberta Heritage MarkersLe Fort Centre - Calgary, AB

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One of the buildings from the old Lacombe Home, Le Fort Centre is immediately south of the landmark wooden water tower on St. Mary's University campus.

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location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 10/18/2018

last visited: never

Image for Chevra Kadisha of Calgary (1904) - Calgary, ABview gallery

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Alberta Heritage MarkersChevra Kadisha of Calgary (1904) - Calgary, AB

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Though it borders MacLeod Trail, Chevra Kadisha, AKA Erlton Jewish Cemetery, can only be accessed from Erlton Street SW.

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location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 10/18/2018

last visited: never

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Alberta Heritage MarkersGrace Presbyterian Church - Calgary, Alberta

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Grace Presbyterian Chruch, constructed between 1912 and 1913, is located in the Beltline, in southwest Calgary, Alberta.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member wildwoodke

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 5/6/2011

last visited: 1/23/2014

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