Category Archives: History

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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Enoch Sales House Lost to Fire

I don’t know what’s more frustrating, the loss of another great old structure or the lack of concern so many show for our historic sites Continue reading

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Frank Lloyd Wright at Florida Southern

You don’t need to know anything about architecture to know the name Frank Lloyd Wright. On our recent trip to Florida, we spent some time checking out the campus of Florida Southern College, which is home to a large collection … Continue reading

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Golden Spike National Historic Site

It’s always a pleasure when you get to visit a historic site that you have wanted to see for many years. This time it was a visit to Promontory Point, Utah and the location of the driving of the golden … Continue reading

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