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Alberta Fire Brigade – Vegreville, Alberta – 1958 – Heritage Video

Alberta Fire Brigade - Vegreville, Alberta - 1958 - Heritage Video VIDEO - 1958 - 30 Minutes This story from Vegreville, Alberta, shows how a fire brigade that was the joke of the town became the "best doggone fire brigade in the West." What happened in Vegreville is shown as part of a [...]

By | 2017-06-03T18:46:55+00:00 May 27th, 2017|Alberta History, Video|0 Comments

New Home In The West – Ukrainian Pioneers / Immigrants in Canada – 1943

New Home In The West - Ukrainian Pioneers / Immigrants in Canada - 1943 - Vegerville, Alberta This early film is about the Ukrainian Pioneer immigrants of central Canada. It begins by showing recreations of early pioneer life dominated by hand tools--including farming techniques, building techniques (notably the plastering using clay [...]

Canada Settlement of The Western Plains – Video Documentary – 1965

Canada Settlement of The Western Plains - Video Documentary - 1965 A wonderful 1965 documentary by the National Film Board of Canada showing the history of settlement across the Canadian West by comparing and contrasting the brutal dust bowl it was in the 1930s, to the bread basket it became, and it still [...]

By | 2017-06-03T18:46:50+00:00 May 27th, 2017|Canada, Heritage, Settlement, Video|0 Comments

Canada 1871 – Beginning of the Canadian Pacific Railway – Transcontinental Railway – The Iron Horse

1871 - Beginning of the Canadian Pacific Railway - Transcontinental Railway - The Iron Horse - Canada The building of the Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) was fundamental in bringing the nation of Canada together. Find out more by watching this Telling Times short documentary

By | 2017-05-27T16:58:08+00:00 May 27th, 2017|Canada, Railway, Trains|0 Comments

Alberta Historical Walking & Driving Tours

Alberta Historical Walking & Driving Tours In partnership with communities across the province, the Alberta Heritage Survey Program has produced a series of walking and driving tour booklets. Tour Booklets Calgary: Atlantic Avenue Inglewood (PDF, 7.14 MB)  Calgary: Mission & Cliff Bungalow (PDF, 3.91 MB)  Calgary: Stephen Avenue and Area (PDF, 5.85 MB)  [...]

FHNAS Website – Spring 2017 Upgrades

Over the past three weeks our Technical Team has made several changes and upgrades to our website.  The recent upgrades will allow FHNAS to better feature information on the various municipalities, First Nations, Metis settlements, businesses, and organizations supporting our History Check App project. These recent upgrades and changes to our website include; Improvements [...]

By | 2017-06-03T18:43:55+00:00 May 26th, 2017|News, Website|0 Comments

FRHS Walks – FORHS Walking Tour App for Rutherford House and Surrounding Edmonton Community

FRHS Walks - FORHS Walking Tour App to explore fun, informative and interactive historical walking tours connecting Rutherford House to the surrounding community. FORHS has the first Walking Tour up in the FRHS Walks App - and watch for future additions coming soon! Get Started! -- take a leisurely 30-minute walk through campus and [...]

Alberta Storytellers – Preserve Community History – Historical Stories

Alberta History Storytellers - Every family photo has a story attached to it. We encourage you to share your story, preserve your family heritage - share your story with@HistoryCheckApp. Our project relies on Albertans, like yourself, taking the time to share - your participation is important. Take the time to tell your heritage story [...]

Alberta Photographers Promotes Heritage & Tourism via FNHAS Photo Club

Alberta Photographs! At FHNAS we LOVE Alberta photographs & Photographers! We love new photographs of landscape, monuments, historical buildings, historical locations, towns, attractions, you name it - if it's about northern Alberta - we would love the opportunity to showcase your work - photos from past or present! Collaborating with photographers that are shooting in [...]

By | 2017-06-03T18:43:46+00:00 April 10th, 2017|Collaboration, Community, Photographer, Photography|0 Comments

Discover & Explore Northern Alberta with Help of New History Check App – Windspeaker

"Northern Alberta isnt just this vast, vacant landscape. Theres a lot in the north, and its beautiful." by Windspeaker.com Staff Click Here to Read Article

By | 2017-06-03T18:43:35+00:00 April 6th, 2017|HistoryCheck, News|0 Comments

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