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Fort Macleod to mark 140th anniversary with celebration on Thursday

Posted on 06 August 2014 by Editor | Comments Off on Fort Macleod to mark 140th anniversary with celebration on Thursday

A performed by the world-famous RCMP Musical Ride will cap Fort Macleod’s 140th anniversary celebration on Thursday, Aug. 7. Fort Macleod’s…Continue Reading

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Planning is progressing for Fort Macleod’s 140th anniversary

Posted on 04 June 2014 by Editor | Comments Off on Planning is progressing for Fort Macleod’s 140th anniversary

Fort Macleod’s 140th anniversary celebration on Aug. 7 is taking shape. Economic development manager Virginia Wishart last week provided council…Continue Reading

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Fort Macleod’s historic laundry building set for demolition

Posted on 07 May 2014 by Editor | Comments (3)

A building with ties to Fort Macleod’s past could be demolished. Larson’s Tire Shop has applied for a demolition permit to knock down what is known as the old Chinese laundry building. Research is under way before the permit is issued by the town. Development officer Rhonda Day plans to contact heritage conservation staff with…Continue Reading

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Alberta Culture awards grant for Union Bank building in Fort Macleod

Posted on 11 March 2014 by Editor | Comments Off on Alberta Culture awards grant for Union Bank building in Fort Macleod

A Fort Macleod building owner is among recipients of 58 grants awarded by Alberta Culture through the Alberta Historical Resources Foundation. Gary Temoin received a $17,400 historic resource conservation grant for the Union Bank Building at the corner of Second Avenue and Red Crow Blvd. “The returns on investing in heritage preservation are knowledge and…Continue Reading

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Premier Alison Redford visits Heritage Acres Farm Museum

Posted on 26 February 2014 by Contributor | Comments Off on Premier Alison Redford visits Heritage Acres Farm Museum

HERITAGE ACRES – GAZETTE CONTRIBUTOR As part of a southern Alberta tour starting in Lethbridge and with several stops in Pincher Creek, Alberta Premier Allison Redford spent part of the afternoon Feb. 12 at Heritage Acres Farm Museum. The premier’s visit started with a tour of the wind turbine on the museum property guided by…Continue Reading

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New Fort Macleod series explores history of the Blackfoot Winter Count

Posted on 05 February 2014 by Editor | Comments Off on New Fort Macleod series explores history of the Blackfoot Winter Count

Major events in the history of the Blackfoot people will be revealed during a series of presentations in Fort Macleod.…Continue Reading

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Fort Macleod group continues work on cultural heritage tourism

Posted on 08 January 2014 by Editor | Comments Off on Fort Macleod group continues work on cultural heritage tourism

The Fort Macleod Historical Association continues its efforts to make the town a cultural heritage tourism destination. The association’s board,…Continue Reading

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Heritage Acres weathers storm for annual show

Posted on 10 September 2013 by Editor | Comments Off on Heritage Acres weathers storm for annual show

People who make their living in agriculture are used to dealing with whatever Mother Nature sends their way. So when…Continue Reading

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Heritage Acres Fall Fair chance to relive the past

Posted on 10 September 2013 by Editor | Comments Off on Heritage Acres Fall Fair chance to relive the past

Residents of southwestern Alberta can take a trip back in time Saturday, Sept. 14 at Heritage Acres Farm Museum. The…Continue Reading

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