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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 MarkersFort Vermilion - High River AB

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This Alberta Heritage Marker is on Hwy 35, 5 km southwest of High Level, Alberta.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Peter and Gloria

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 8/2/2014

last visited: 7/10/2014

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Alberta Heritage MarkersKnox Presbyterian Church - Carstairs, AB

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This, the first church in Carstairs, was built in 1901, one year after the town was laid out. The design and the construction were all carried out by local craftsmen.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 7/24/2014

last visited: never

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Alberta Heritage MarkersWriting-on-Stone, Glyphs - Milk River, AB

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Writing-on-Stone is an area of sandstone formations and hoodoos on the north side of the Milk River Valley in southern Alberta. Natives gathered here for centuries and left pictographs and petroglyphs as witness to their presence.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 7/24/2014

last visited: never

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Alberta Heritage MarkersCanadian Pacific Railway Station - High River, AB

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This railway station has more than one quite rare characteristic, none of which may be obvious to the casual observer. It is at 406 - 1st Street Southwest, just east of the downtown core of High River.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 7/24/2014

last visited: never

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Alberta Heritage MarkersRowley Grain Elevator Row - Rowley, AB

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Rowley Grain Elevator Row once consisted of four elevators - now there are three remaining, a Searle, a Wheat Pool and a UGG elevator. All have been recently restored to fairly good condition.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 7/24/2014

last visited: never

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Alberta Heritage MarkersCochrane Ranch (South) Bungalow - Glenwood, AB

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This bronze plaque, mounted on a large boulder from the Cochrane Ranch, can be found on the north side of Highway 506, less than a kilometre east of the Glenwood road. It marks the site of the once magnificent Cochrane Ranch Bungalow.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 7/10/2014

last visited: never

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Alberta Heritage MarkersThe Plan of Mr. Palliser - Hanna, AB

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On Highway 9, 17 km. west of Hanna is a pullout for one of the dozens of Alberta Heritage Markers strewn along the highways and byways of the province.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 7/6/2014

last visited: never

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Alberta Heritage MarkersJapanese Settlement - Raymond, Alberta

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Along Highway 52 less than a klik west of Raymond one will find this Alberta Heritage Marker at a pullout. It relates a bit of the history of early immigrants of Japanese descent

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 7/6/2014

last visited: never

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Alberta Heritage MarkersThe Era of the Cattle Barons - Carmangay, AB

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Just south of the town of Carmangay, along Highway 23, is an Alberta Heritage Marker, telling of the early Cattle Barons of Alberta. The sign is at a pullout about 150 metres south of Township Road 134.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 7/6/2014

last visited: never

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Alberta Heritage MarkersPincher Creek

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2.8 km. west of this marker the Crowsnest Highway passes right by Highway 6, which would have taken one south the 2.8 more km. required to get to the town of Pincher Creek, the object of our present discussion.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 7/6/2014

last visited: never

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Alberta Heritage MarkersWinnipeg Trail - St. Paul, Alberta

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The city of St. Paul just happened to be founded on a trail leading east called the Winnipeg Trail.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 2/7/2014

last visited: 5/6/2014

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Alberta Heritage MarkersGrande Prairie High School - Grande Prairie, Alberta

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Located near downtown this historic site is now the city's Art Gallery and was the former high school for Grande Prairie, Alberta.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member wildwoodke

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 11/18/2013

last visited: never

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Alberta Heritage MarkersEdith Cavell - Jasper National Park, Alberta

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This marker tells the history of the naming of Mount Edith Cavell in Jasper National Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 8/5/2013

last visited: 1/25/2014

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Alberta Heritage MarkersThe Fur Trade - Jasper National Park, Alberta

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This marker is located at the confluence of the Whirlpool and Athabasca Rivers and describes the historical importance of this site to fur trade.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 8/5/2013

last visited: never

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Alberta Heritage MarkersJasper House - Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada

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This historical marker about Jasper House is located along Trans-Canada Yellowhead Highway #16. A short walk to the Athabasca River takes you to a viewing location for the Jasper House site across the river.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 8/2/2013

last visited: 10/22/2013

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Alberta Heritage MarkersUkrainian Settlement - Mundare, Alberta

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This historical marker provides information about the history of the settlement of Ukrainians in Alberta and is located at a rest area on Trans-Canada Highway 16 near Mundare, Alberta.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 7/11/2013

last visited: never

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Alberta Heritage MarkersQuarry Road Trail - Calgary, Alberta

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This sign, located just off Hemlock Crescent and a major entry point to bikers heading downtown, describes the Quarry Road Trail and area that has seen hundreds of years of use in the time before and of Calgary, Alberta.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member wildwoodke

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 4/30/2013

last visited: 12/8/2013

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Alberta Heritage MarkersGunn School - Gunn, Alberta

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Close to the centre of this hamlet is the original site of the school in Gunn, Alberta.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member wildwoodke

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 3/14/2013

last visited: never

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Alberta Heritage MarkersThe Naming of Innisfail - Innisfail, Alberta

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This small sign, one of several historical information signs placed around the town, describes the naming of Innisfail, Alberta.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member wildwoodke

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 3/6/2013

last visited: never

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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 BK-Hunters

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 2/10/2013

last visited: 6/30/2014

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Alberta Heritage MarkersGovernment House - Edmonton, Alberta

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Government House is to be found at 12845 - 102 Avenue in Edmonton, directly south of the Royal Alberta Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 2/10/2013

last visited: 1/11/2014

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Alberta Heritage MarkersNorthern Alberta Railway Station - Peace River

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The Northern Alberta Railway Station was formally recognized as an Alberta Provincial Historic Resource on April 29, 1988.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 2/10/2013

last visited: 2/25/2014

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Alberta Heritage MarkersMcNaught Homestead - Beaverlodge Valley, Alberta, Canada

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The McNaught Homestead was designated a Provincial Historic Resource on July 23, 2003, in part because it was the site of the studio of renowned Alberta artist Euphemia (Betty) Mcnaught.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 2/5/2013

last visited: 2/22/2014

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Alberta Heritage MarkersAthabasca United Church - Athabasca, Alberta

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After nearly 100 years, and after an extensive renovation, the Athabasca United Chruch still stands providing worship services to its congregation in Athabasca, Alberta.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member wildwoodke

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 12/28/2012

last visited: never

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Alberta Heritage MarkersAthabasca Public School - Athabasca, Alberta

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Now a provincial heritage site, the "Athabasca Public School" was in continuous operation from 1913 to the 1950s for the town of Athabasca, Alberta.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member wildwoodke

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 12/28/2012

last visited: never

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