Tag Archive | "Heritage"


Planning is progressing for Fort Macleod’s 140th anniversary

Posted on 04 June 2014 by Editor | Comments Off

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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Macleod silent movie in Galt Archives collection

Posted on 03 September 2013 by staff | Comments Off

A 1924 silent film on the 50th anniversary of Fort Macleod, a 1991 report on crop circles, a behind-the-scenes look…Continue Reading

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Walk June 2015

Here are some images from the 17th annual A-T Walk for a Cure, which raised $65,000 for research on June 20. 23 Photos


Here are some images from the Canadian Rocky Mountain Cloggers show "Jump, Jive and Jukebox" on June 13 at the Empress Theatre in Fort Macleod. 32 Photos

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