Category Archives: History

The Abandoned Cemetery of Wayne, Alberta

Once again we found ourselves creeping up on the last Saturday of the month and that means it was time to get ourselves back out to Rowley for the monthly pizza night. Before Saturday evening rolled around we had some … Continue reading

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Crowsnest Pass History Tour

There are some places you can visit over and over again and still never have enough time to see it all. That’s how I feel about the Crowsnest Pass region in southern Alberta. I have been visiting this region since … Continue reading

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Big Hill Springs Provincial Park

Heading out to check out the foundation of a creamery which existed on the site back in the 1890s.

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An Abandoned Picnic Shelter in the Woods

Exploring history doesn’t always mean seeking out the biggest sites or the most famous objects. In this video, we go out seeking an abandoned picnic shelter hidden in the woods of Kananaskis. Steps from the highway but hidden from view … Continue reading

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Sunshine Auto Camp

This weekend I learned about a place from Calgary’s past I had never heard of before — the Sunshine Auto Camp. Let’s dig a little into its history and see what we can learn about it.

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Grain Elevators of Milk River

With all three grain elevators in Milk River, Alberta currently undergoing demolition, it was time to get on the road and document these soon-to-be-gone giants of the skyline.

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Exploring Skunk Hollow, Alberta

Skunk Hollow was a town located west of Water Valley, Alberta near the location where Silver Creek flows into the Little Red Deer River. Continue reading

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