“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 Willow Creek District, Alberta

Claresholm Train Station Marker image, Touch for more information
By cmh2315fl via Flickr (CC BY-NC 2.0), May 31, 2015
Claresholm Train Station Marker
1 Alberta, Willow Creek District, Claresholm — Claresholm Train Station1911
When the railway reached Claresholm in 1891 a converted box car served as the first train station. It was replaced in 1895 by a wood frame building. By 1910 the growing Town of Claresholm required a larger, more permanent train station. The . . . Map (db m196986) HM
2 Alberta, Willow Creek District, Fort Macleod — MacKenzie Bridge
The Oldman River was often impassable due to spring run off or heavy rains. In 1903, during a particularly bad flood, several people drowned trying to cross the river and residents petitioned the Territorial and Dominion governments to build a . . . Map (db m196980) HM
3 Alberta, Willow Creek District, Fort Macleod — Territorial Court House/L’ancien palais de justice
[English] Between 1888 and 1905 the Government of Canada built a dozen court houses to serve the new settlements on the prairies. Most of these buildings were phased out of service and eventually demolished following the implementation of the . . . Map (db m196983) HM
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Jun. 7, 2023