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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 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 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 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 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 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 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 MarkersThe York Boat - Rocky Mountain House, Alberta

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This heritage sign reminds Albertans of the past in which the Hudson Bay Company and the early fur traders played a role in shaping our province. This marker was placed by a local historic committee here in Rock Mountain House, Alberta.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member wildwoodke

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 12/28/2011

last visited: 5/19/2013

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Alberta Heritage MarkersA. Urquhart & Co. - Lacombe, AB

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Unique in Lacombe, the Urquhart & Co. Block, AKA the Kanngiesser Building, is the only building in the town with two identical storefronts.

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location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 8/25/2018

last visited: never

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Alberta Heritage MarkersMerchants Bank of Canada - Lacombe, AB

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One of two flatirons in Lacombe, the old Merchants Bank building is also the most visible and best known building in the town.

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location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 8/25/2018

last visited: never

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Alberta Heritage MarkersUnion Bank of Canada - Lacombe, AB

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One of three banks at Lacombe's "Bankers' Corner", this was chronologically the middle of the three.

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location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 8/25/2018

last visited: never

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Alberta Heritage MarkersDenike Block - Lacombe, AB

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On the north side of 50th Avenue and just west of "Bankers' Corner", this small two storey brick building was constructed to house an expanding a jewellery and watchmaking business.

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location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 8/25/2018

last visited: never

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Alberta Heritage MarkersMcLear Block and Annex - Lacombe, AB

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Built in 1911-1912, this business block was first owned by an American baseball player, Frank McLear.

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location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 8/25/2018

last visited: never

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Alberta Heritage MarkersPost Office Building - Lacombe, AB

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Built either in 1915 or 1920, half of this building was home to Lacombe's post office only until 1928.

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location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 8/25/2018

last visited: never

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Alberta Heritage MarkersCorner Business Block - Lacombe, AB

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One of two flatirons on Lacombe's 50th Avenue, the one on this has been, at various times, both the older and the newer one.

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location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 8/25/2018

last visited: never

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Alberta Heritage MarkersNelson School Bell Cairn - Lacombe, AB

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In Lest We Forget Park in downtown Lacombe is a cairn which marks the location of the old Nelson School, built in 1907 and demolished in 1957.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 8/25/2018

last visited: never

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Alberta Heritage MarkersThe Leading Store - Lacombe, AB

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The Leading Store is one of the oldest and one of the largest buildings in the business section of Lacombe.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 8/25/2018

last visited: never

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Alberta Heritage MarkersRoyal Bank of Canada - Lacombe, AB

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Built by the Royal Bank, this is very mush recognizable as a bank building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 8/25/2018

last visited: never

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Alberta Heritage MarkersM & J Hardware - Lacombe, AB

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Home to Lacombe's longest running family business, this was the second building to be occupied by the M & J partnership.

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location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 8/25/2018

last visited: never

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Alberta Heritage MarkersPioneer Cairn - Lacombe, AB

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Along the north side of Highway 12 on the eastern edge of the City of Lacombe is a cairn marking the site of the district's first school.

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location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 8/25/2018

last visited: never

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Alberta Heritage MarkersBlacksmith Shop Museum - Lacombe, Alberta

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The Blacksmith Shop Museum, constructed in 1902 is an Alberta Heritage Site. It is located on 51st Street in Lacombe, Alberta.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member wildwoodke

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 12/6/2009

last visited: 7/17/2010

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Alberta Heritage MarkersMichener House - Lacombe, AB

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Now the home of the Michener House Museum & Archives, this unassuming little wood frame house was the birthplace of Roland Michener, 20th Governor-General of Canada. This

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location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 8/28/2018

last visited: never

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Alberta Heritage MarkersRoland Michener House - Lacombe, AB

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Now the home of the Michener House Museum & Archives, this unassuming little wood frame house was the birthplace of Roland Michener, 20th Governor-General of Canada.

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location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 8/25/2018

last visited: never

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Alberta Heritage MarkersSt. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church - Lacombe, AB

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Built by the Presbyterians in 1908-09, St. Andrew's was dedicated on January 31, 1909.

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location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 8/25/2018

last visited: never

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Alberta Heritage MarkersEvil Spirits - Rocky Mountain House, Alberta

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This heritage sign tells about David Thompson an explorer and his issue with alcohol being amongst his men. This marker was placed by a local historic committee here in Rock Mountain House, Alberta

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member wildwoodke

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 12/28/2011

last visited: 5/19/2013

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Alberta Heritage MarkersMiner's Path - Coleman, Alberta

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Describes the Miners Path, which is now a short hiking trail

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Bon Echo

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 10/18/2018

last visited: never

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