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This time I go on a little walk around the commercial district of Nanton to take a look at some of the historic buildings and review how they looked back in the day.
It was once one of the most popular roadside attractions in the entire province of Alberta but today it is a mostly forgotten piece of local history. This is an overview of how the small town of Nanton, Alberta capitalized … Continue reading
On May 16-17, 1943, the Royal Air Force No. 617 Squadron carried out a night attack on three German dams. “Operation Chastise” is considered a significant turning point in World War II. More than 75 years later, the Nanton Bomber … Continue reading