Edmonton in Edmonton Metropolitan Region, Alberta — Canada’s Prairie Region (North America)
Creation of the Province of Alberta / Création de la province d'Alberta
Erected 1955 by Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada/Commission des lieux et monuments historiques du Canada
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics. In addition, it is included in the Canada, Historic Sites and Monuments Board series list. A significant historical date for this entry is September 1, 1905.
Location. 53° 32.048′ N, 113° 30.302′ W. Marker is in Edmonton, Alberta, in Edmonton Metropolitan Region. Marker is on Legislature Building Road Northwest just west of 107 Street Northwest, on the right when traveling west. Marker is located on the Alberta Legislature Grounds, near the northeast corner of the Alberta Legislative Building. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10800 97 Avenue Northwest, Edmonton AB T5K 2B6, Canada. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 2 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. John Rowand (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); The High Level Bridge (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Low Level Bridge (approx. 1.4 kilometers away); Strathcona Public Library (approx. 1.7 kilometers away); Fire Hall No. 6 (approx. 1.8 kilometers away); Strathcona Fire Hall Number 1 (approx. 1.8 kilometers away).
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From 1896 to the beginning of the First World War in 1914, Alberta and other parts of the Canadian prairies were the beneficiaries of one of the most(Submitted on September 15, 2022, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
2. George H. V. Bulyea.
Canadian politician and the first Lieutenant Governor of Alberta. As the youngest ever Lieutenant Governor, at age 46, he was appointed by Governor General Earl Grey on advice of Prime Minister of Canada Sir Wilfrid Laurier on September 1, 1905. He spent many years in the service of the territorial and provincial governments and played an important role in the early history of the Province of Alberta.(Submitted on September 15, 2022, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
3. Alexander Cameron Rutherford.
Canadian lawyer and politician who served as the first premier of Alberta from 1905 to 1910. As premier, Rutherford's first task(Submitted on September 15, 2022, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
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