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CAMT 2017: Donalda

Welcome to the penultimate stop on the Central Alberta Museum Tour of 2017 — Donalda, Alberta. Donalda represents the only real scheduling failure on the tour.  Originally planned to be our final stop, once we learned that the museum in … Continue reading

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CAMT 2017: Stephansson House

Our next stop on the Central Alberta Museum Tour saw us make a short ten minute drive north out of Markerville to the Stephansson House Provincial Historic Site.  I had originally thought about combining this post with the Markerville Creamery, … Continue reading

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CAMT 2017: Markerville Creamery

After leaving Dickson, our small group headed northeast towards the town of Markerville. Markerville was named for C.P. Marker who was the territorial dairy commissioner.  The first post office under the Markerville name opened in 1902, but the history of … Continue reading

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CAMT 2017: Dickson Store Museum

Emily and I got on the road at 8am and began working our way north up Highway 22 towards the first stop on the Central Alberta Museum Tour.  Our destination was the Dickson Store Museum.  Once we reached Highway 27, … Continue reading

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Central Alberta Museum Tour: The Introduction

It started simply enough.  Last year my friend Frank Lloyd made a comment about how it would be fun to get a group of like-minded individuals together and spend a weekend visiting a number of small museums. Frank is a … Continue reading

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2016 In Review: Explorations, Visitations, and Tribulations (Part 2)

Well, in sitting down to write Part 2, I realized I made a glaring omission in Part 1.  I completely overlooked that Emily had a tradeshow in Atlanta at the end of June and I flew down to Georgia to … Continue reading

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