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Alberta Heritage – Edmonton, Dunvegan and British Columbia Railway – ED & BC

Alberta Heritage - Edmonton, Dunvegan and British Columbia Railway - ED & BC Newspaper Clip: Lethbridge Herald, February 14, 1928 Image Source: Alberta Legislature Library Scrapbook Hansard Collection. The Dominion government granted a charter for the Edmonton, Dunvegan and British Columbia Railway (ED&BCR) in 1907 [...]

Alberta Cattle Country Documentary – Canada 1944 – National Film Board

Alberta Cattle Country Documentary - Canada 1944 - National Film Board 1944 | 8 Minutes This short 1944 documentary offers a portrait of ranching in the foothills of southern Alberta. Exciting scenes of great herds being rounded up and moved to summer feeding grounds suggest the large scale on which this business is run, [...]

By | 2017-06-03T18:47:10+00:00 May 27th, 2017|Alberta History, Cattle Drive, Farming, Video|0 Comments

Calgary Stampede Week in Calgary – 1963 – Vintage Heritage Video

Calgary Stampede Week in Calgary 1963 - Vintage Heritage Video VIDEO - 1963 | 27 Minutes This short documentary offers a look at Stampede Week in Calgary and the show’s main performers – the cowboys and their horses. After the herds come thundering in, the focus shifts to one cowboy in particular, and [...]

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 [...]

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