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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 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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

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 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.

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location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 8/24/2015

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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 8/24/2015

last visited: never

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Alberta Heritage MarkersHead-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump - Fort MacLeod, Alberta

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This site was designated a National Historic Site of Canada in 1968, a Provincial Historic Resource on June 26, 1976, and a World Heritage Site in 1981.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 2/10/2013

last visited: 9/17/2019

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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 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 MarkersHERE WE BEGIN TO MINE THE COAL - Lethbridge, Alberta

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Plaque describing the start of coal mining in the area

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Bon Echo

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 10/18/2018

last visited: never

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Alberta Heritage MarkersLethbridge City Mine - Lethbridge, Alberta

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Overlooking the Oldman River and Fort Whoop-up

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Bon Echo

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 10/18/2018

last visited: never

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Alberta Heritage MarkersGreyhound Bus Depot - Lethbridge, Alberta

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This heritage marker gives some history on bus transportation in Lethbridge and some information on the building itself, which is a retro looking art deco masterpiece.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Trail Blaisers

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 5/12/2019

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 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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 7/10/2014

last visited: never

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Alberta Heritage MarkersLDS Church and Red Cross Society - Lethbridge, Alberta

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This building, constructed in Greek architectural style, was constructed between 1914 and 1918. It was the first LDS church in the city and dedicated as a Heritage Resource in 2012.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Trail Blaisers

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 5/12/2019

last visited: never

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Alberta Heritage MarkersDr. Arthur Haig Residence

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The heritage value of the Dr. Arthur Haig Residence lies primarily in its architectural value as a rare pre-1940 example in Alberta of a Streamline Moderne style residence.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member smartee

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 6/3/2009

last visited: 8/16/2018

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Alberta Heritage MarkersPincher Creek

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2.8 km. west of this marker the Crowsnest Highway passes right by Highway 6, which would have taken one south the 2.8 km. more required to get to the town of Pincher Creek, the object of our present discussion.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 7/6/2014

last visited: never

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Alberta Heritage MarkersNikka Yuko Centennial Garden - Lethbridge, Alberta

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The plaque commemorates the 1967 construction of this garden to commemorate the friendship between Canada and Japan. The garden was designated a Municipal Heritage Resource by The City of Lethbridge in July 2015.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Trail Blaisers

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 5/12/2019

last visited: never

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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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 7/6/2014

last visited: never

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Alberta Heritage MarkersLebel Mansion (ST. Vincent’s Hospital) - Pincher Creek, AB

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Built in 1910 by businessman Timothee Lebel, this mansion was donated to the Roman Catholic Order Les Filles de Jesus for use as a hospital in 1924. Today the mansion is owned by the town of Pincher Creek and is home to the Allied Arts Council.

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location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 8/24/2015

last visited: never

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Alberta Heritage MarkersSergeant Wilde and Charcoal

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Historical Marker South of Pincher Creek

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member CA Boilermaker

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 8/11/2008

last visited: 5/24/2014

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Alberta Heritage MarkersMagrath - Magrath, AB

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The first major irrigation project to be undertaken in Canada, the Galt Canal opened vast amounts of previously arid Southern Alberta to agriculture.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 9/22/2018

last visited: 10/19/2018

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Alberta Heritage MarkersDoukhobor Prayer Home - Lundbreck

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This unassuming little hall is one of the last remaining reminders in Alberta of the the earlier presence of the Doukhobors in Alberta. Within remain a smattering of documents from the time it served as a prayer house.

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location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 8/24/2015

last visited: never

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Alberta Heritage MarkersJapanese Settlement - Raymond, Alberta

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Along Highway 52 less than a klik west of Raymond one will find this Alberta Heritage Marker at a pullout. It relates a bit of the history of early immigrants of Japanese descent

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 7/6/2014

last visited: never

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