“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Waterton Lakes National Park, Alberta

The Drader Family image, Touch for more information
By Duane Hall, August 18, 2010
The Drader Family
1Alberta, Waterton Lakes National Park, Waterton — Dream TownVille de Rêve
ENGLISH INSCRIPTION Western Canada’s first producing oil was drilled in this valley at the turn of the 20th century. This success spurred further activity in this area, attracting more drilling and workers. A.P. Patrick, an investor . . . Map (db m82965) HM
2Alberta, Waterton Lakes National Park, Waterton — Western Canada's 1st Producing Oil Well1er Puits De Pétrole Producteur de L'ouest Canadien
ENGLISH INSCRIPTION (Panel 1) Bears Discover Oil?! Oil seeps in this area were well known to Aboriginal peoples, who may have found them while observing bears. Bears are attracted by the smell of oil and may roll in . . . Map (db m80302) HM
3Alberta, Waterton Lakes National Park, Waterton Park — Oil & ArchitecturePétrole et Architecture
Did you know Waterton contains two national historic sites? Many more are nearby, some managed by Parks Canada and some by other agencies and groups. National historic sites celebrate over 1,500 places, persons and events important to Canadians. . . . Map (db m82964) HM
4Alberta, Waterton Lakes National Park, Waterton Park — Waterton
ENGLISH INSCRIPTION Welcome to Waterton Lakes National Park of Canada National Parks protect the natural landscapes of Canada and also provide great places for outdoor adventures and connecting with nature. As you enjoy . . . Map (db m82962) HM
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Apr. 2, 2023