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Shilo School

Fresh from our visit to the Caroline Wheels of Time Museum, we took a slight detour on our way home to visit Shilo School. Depending on which source you believe, the school was built in either 1909 or 1910.  The … Continue reading

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Rocky Mountain House National Historic Site

As I alluded to in my previous post, Emily and I went on a little road trip over the weekend.  This was our primary destination, but it ended up playing second fiddle to the Wheels of Time Museum. My personal … Continue reading

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Spending Time in Caroline

The door is open so we walk inside.  We see no one but someone has heard us come in. “Hello?” we hear coming from the room to our right.  We head in that direction and walk into what was once … Continue reading

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CAMT 2017: Meeting Creek

We’re nearing the end of our Central Alberta Museum Tour posts with a visit to Meeting Creek. This was my second visit to Meeting Creek.  The last time I was here there was a wedding taking place and so I … Continue reading

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CAMT 2017: Mirror and District Museum

Time for the next stop on our journey around the museums of central Alberta.  This will likely be the shortest post because it was also one of our shortest visits. We rolled into Mirror, Alberta only to find the museum … Continue reading

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CAMT 2017: Alix Wagon Wheel Museum

Rolling onward, the Central Alberta Museum Tour moved to the small town of Alix and the Alix Wagon Wheel Museum. My personal history with the town of Alix was pretty limited.  Back in 1994, I worked on a road crew … Continue reading

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CAMT: Anthony Henday Museum

It was August 8, 2015 when I first drove by this museum and lost my mind. A museum…in an old railway station…with a caboose…and a WATER TOWER?!?! I don’t remember if it was closed that day or if I was … Continue reading

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