Category Archives: History

Visiting Two Historic Buildings Slated for Demolition

We caught word that there were two historic buildings in southern Alberta slated to be demolished in the very near future. We did what any normal people would do, we made plans to spend the day driving around to see … Continue reading

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Searching for the Grave of Ken Liddell

Two years ago I wrote a blog post about journalist and author Ken Liddell. Ken wrote a column for the Calgary Herald for twenty-five years which focused on the people and places of the prairie provinces, especially Alberta. In today’s … Continue reading

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Road Trip! Porcupine Hills and Southern Alberta

It’s a classic DanOCan road trip, with abandoned places, misadventures, Geocaching, and lots of dusty backroads.

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Moose Jaw Road Trip – Part 4

Our fourth day on the road sees us finally make it to Moose Jaw and the Sukanen Ship and Pioneer Village Museum. After a quick walk through the swap meet, we set out to tour the various buildings and exhibits.

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Visiting the Mortlach Museum in Saskatchewan

We have been trying to visit the museum in Mortlach, Saskatchewan for many years now but either always had no time to stop or we could only stop at a time when they were closed. This time I made a … Continue reading

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