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Alberta Heritage MarkersItalian Hall - Coleman, AB

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One of the first commercial buildings to be erected in the new town of Coleman, it opened its doors for the first time in 1904 as a hardware store. The next time it opened its doors, in 1912, it was as the home of the Italian Benevolent Society.

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location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 8/10/2015

last visited: never

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Alberta Heritage MarkersCharles Nicholas Store - Coleman, AB

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We're unaware of the date of construction of this wood frame building, though it stands along what was once the main commercial street in the town amid several other wood frame buildings of the same apparent vintage. Possibly it was built in 1920.

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location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 8/10/2015

last visited: never

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Alberta Heritage MarkersMorrison Block - Coleman, AB

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By 1912, just 9 years after Coleman came into being, they were already rebuilding the downtown area, when this building replaced three older wood buildings. First a theatre screening silent films, it later became a car dealership and gas station.

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location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 8/10/2015

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Alberta Heritage MarkersExcel Building - Coleman, AB

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Having a relationship with wood since its construction in 1936, this long, low stucco building has always been either storage for lumber or, as is the case today, the home of a woodworking company.

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location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 8/10/2015

last visited: never

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Alberta Heritage MarkersEmpire Hotel - Coleman, AB

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This hotel is no longer with us, having departed in flames in 1962. The site is now occupied by a large and modern steel workshop/storage building.

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location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 8/10/2015

last visited: never

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Alberta Heritage MarkersCrystal Arena - Coleman, AB

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Coleman began in 1903 to service a new coal mine operated by the International Coal and Coke Company. Nineteen years later this arena was built, one of the largest in Alberta at the time. Since sold, it now houses various businesses.

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location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 8/8/2015

last visited: never

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Alberta Heritage MarkersArctic Gas Station - Coleman, AB

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Coleman came into being in 1903 to service a new coal mine operated by the International Coal and Coke Company. This Art Deco gas station arrived on the scene in the '30s on 17th Avenue, down in the southwest corner of town.

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location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 8/8/2015

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Alberta Heritage MarkersColeman Coke Ovens - Coleman, AB

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One of the more notable parts of Coleman's heritage, many of the coke ovens built in 1903 survive along the railroad tracks on the south end of town. They provided coke to smelters in Southern BC for many years, the last being shut down in 1952.

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location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 8/8/2015

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Alberta Heritage MarkersCameron School - West Coleman, AB

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The second large school building in Coleman, Cameron School was built in West Coleman in 1919, a residential community connected by a wagon road to Coleman. West Coleman was originally known as "Slav Town" for the many inhabitants of Slavic origin.

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location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 8/24/2015

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Alberta Heritage MarkersCrowsnest Pass Polish Hall - Coleman, AB

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Across the railroad tracks south of the main part of Coleman, the Polish Hall was built in 1927 for the then substantial Polish population of the Crowsnest area by the Polish Society of Brotherly Aid.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 8/13/2015

last visited: never

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