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Musical Ride finale, cannon demos at Fort Museum

Posted on 25 August 2021 by Editor | Comments Off on Musical Ride finale, cannon demos at Fort Museum

The Mounted Patrol will carry out its final Musical Rides of the 2021 season Saturday, Aug. 28 at The Fort — Museum of the North West Mounted Police. The Mounted Patrol will perform its usual ride at 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. The season concludes with a special Ride Through the Ages at 2 p.m.,…Continue Reading

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Windy Rafters Barn offers taste of western tradition

Posted on 11 August 2021 by Editor | Comments Off on Windy Rafters Barn offers taste of western tradition

Windy Rafters Barn opens its doors to the public on Saturday, Aug. 14. The historic homestead near Orton is one…Continue Reading

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Singing a Cowboy Song recalls foothills history

Posted on 30 June 2021 by Editor | Comments Off on Singing a Cowboy Song recalls foothills history

Bessie Vroom Ellis continues the work of preserving the pioneer history of the foothills with her latest book Vrooms of…Continue Reading

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Provincial sites are open for summer

Posted on 16 June 2021 by staff | Comments Off on Provincial sites are open for summer

Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump and other Alberta museums, historic sites and archives  are reopening as part of Stage 2 of Alberta’s…Continue Reading

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Granum society plants trees at veterans’ memorial

Posted on 09 June 2021 by Editor | Comments Off on Granum society plants trees at veterans’ memorial

Veterans Memorial Park in Granum became more scenic Friday with the planting of 10 trees. A crew from Ladybug Arborists was on hand Friday to plant the 10 trees from Green Haven Garden Centre in Lethbridge. The Granum Museum and Historical Society bought the trees with a $4,150 grant from the MD of Willow Creek.…Continue Reading

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Town of Fort Macleod sells historic territorial courthouse to local investors

Posted on 17 March 2021 by Editor | Comments Off on Town of Fort Macleod sells historic territorial courthouse to local investors

Four Fort Macleod families combined to buy the former territorial courthouse that previously housed the town office. Council voted March 8 to accept a $225,000 offer from the group. “Tonight is a night to celebrate,” Town of Fort Macleod chief administrative officer Sue Keenan said. The sale was on the agenda of council’s meeting at…Continue Reading

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Fort Macleod Historical Association receives funding for business plan

Posted on 24 February 2021 by staff | Comments Off on Fort Macleod Historical Association receives funding for business plan

A Fort Macleod organization last week shared in $98,660 in funding from the Investment Readiness Program. Fort Macleod Historical Association received $30,000 from the Community Foundation of Lethbridge and Southwestern Alberta. “The Investment Readiness Program has been a unique opportunity for the community foundation and for southern Alberta because this program is specific to social…Continue Reading

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Black Antelope’s new series gives secret history of Wild West

Posted on 27 January 2021 by staff | Comments Off on Black Antelope’s new series gives secret history of Wild West

Fort Macleod’s Julian Black Antelope portrays the history of the Wild West from an Indigenous perspective in the new television…Continue Reading

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Granum Historical Society opens new gazebo

Posted on 16 September 2020 by staff | Comments Off on Granum Historical Society opens new gazebo

A group dedicated to the history of Granum is developing a facility that will serve the community in the future.…Continue Reading