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Roadside historic markers are our windows to the past. They educate us, they make us curious to investigate, or they provide a nice excuse to take a break and stretch our legs while we read what happened here.
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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 MarkersJasper National Park's Original Information Centre - Jasper, Alberta

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This plaque indicates that this building was Jasper National Park's Original Information Centre and now a Federal Heritage Building located on Connaught Drive in Jasper, Alberta.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member wildwoodke

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 6/4/2010

last visited: 12/13/2012

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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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British Columbia Heritage MarkersJapanese-Canadian Internment Camps - Mount Robson Provincial Park, BC

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This marker denotes the location of and acknowledges the injustices of Canadian-Japanese internment during 1942-1945. It is located along the Yellowhead Highway near the eastern boundary of the Mount Robson Provincial Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 7/17/2013

last visited: never

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Alberta Heritage MarkersDavid Thompson Natl Historic Monument, Jasper Natl Park

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This monument to the famous pioneer David Thompson, is located on Icefield Parkway.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 9/3/2011

last visited: 9/15/2012

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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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Signs of HistoryGlacial Retreat, Athabasca Glacier, Alberta

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These nine markers represent the reducing size of the Athabasca Glacier from 1890 to 2000.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 8/25/2011

last visited: 7/31/2013

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Signs of HistoryChanging Park Boundaries, Banff and Jasper, Alberta, Canada

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The boundaries of the great Banff and Jasper National Parks have altered repeatedly over the years

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 9/5/2011

last visited: 9/2/2013

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Alberta Heritage MarkersIcefield Parkway Monument, Banff Natl Park, Canada

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The Icefield Parkway was upgraded to a paved road to improve transportation opportunities, with the completion date of August 3, 1961.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 9/12/2011

last visited: 8/14/2014

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Alberta Heritage MarkersNorth Saskatchewan River

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Canadian Heritage Rivers System Plaque along Icefield Parkway at the Howse Pass viewpoint.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member CA Boilermaker

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 8/1/2008

last visited: 12/11/2012

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