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McDougall Church: Gone

We were coming home from a long weekend of fun.  I had just turned off of the TransCanada Highway onto Morley Road, both to escape the Victoria Day traffic as well as because Waze always suggests that route when navigating … Continue reading

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Trip to Nordegg

Once again, my limited number of free hours has caused my latest posting to be a long time in coming.  Once an idea for a post has formed itself in my mind, I find myself mentally drafting it in bits … Continue reading

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A Short History of Mitford

The story of Mitford, Alberta is not unique from many other towns that dotted the prairie landscape at the end of the 1800s.  It started with a dream, in this case the dream of one Tom Cochrane, who is apparently … Continue reading

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Jumping Over to Jumping Pound Hall

I promised I would get back to some historical place posts.  Today’s posting is about the Jumping Pound Hall.  Located just southwest of Cochrane, the hall was originally built in 1927, at least according to the sign in front of … Continue reading

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A Tour of Bentley, Alberta

While Emily was off learning about horses, I was left on my own to do some touring around Sylvan Lake.  I had been in contact with fellow blogger Jenn of West of the 5th and gotten some tips on places to see. … Continue reading

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Christ Church in Millarville

Earlier this month I took a very creative route home from Calgary — it happens a lot when you’re like me.  My drive brought me by the Christ Church near Millarville, Alberta.  This is a location we have visited on … Continue reading

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Revisiting McDougall Church

You don’t need to follow DanOCan.com for long to know that McDougall Memorial United Church is one of my favorite places to visit.  I have been out there for Historic Calgary Week presentations, in the dead of winter, and in … Continue reading

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