“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 Edmonton, Alberta

Creation of the Province of Alberta Marker image, Touch for more information
By Cosmos Mariner, July 9, 2022
Creation of the Province of Alberta Marker
1Alberta, Edmonton Metropolitan Region, Edmonton — Creation of the Province of Alberta / Création de la province d'Alberta
[English] The Province of Alberta, formerly part of the North-West Territories, was created on 1 September, 1905, and inaugurated at Edmonton on that same day by Governor General Earl Grey and Prime Minister Sir Wilfred Laurier. . . . Map (db m206184) HM
2Alberta, Edmonton Metropolitan Region, Edmonton — Fire Hall No. 6
The 1909 Strathcona City Council had to make a decision. Where do they house the volunteer fire department? After much spirited debate they decided that the old fire hall was not worth repairing and a new one should be built. The citizens agreed. . . . Map (db m197048) HM
3Alberta, Edmonton Metropolitan Region, Edmonton — Low Level Bridge
First bridge to span the North Saskatchewan River at Edmonton built 1898-1900Map (db m197056) HM
4Alberta, Edmonton Metropolitan Region, Edmonton — Strathcona Fire Hall Number 1
Originally known as Strathcona Fire Hall Number 1, this structure is the last remaining example of a pre First World War fire hall in Edmonton. Designed by Arthur G. Wilson and David E. Herrald, the hall was built by contractor James M. Eaton at a . . . Map (db m197047) HM
5Alberta, Edmonton Metropolitan Region, Edmonton — Strathcona Public Library
This was the first public library building in Edmonton. The Carnegie Foundation offered to build a library of a specified size and shape; this did not meet the requirements of the citizens of Strathcona, who refused the offer and instead financed . . . Map (db m197046) HM
6Alberta, Edmonton Metropolitan Region, Edmonton — The High Level BridgeEdmonton, Alberta — Historic Civil Engineering Site/Site historique du génie civil —
[English] Construction of a bridge across the North Saskatchewan River was first proposed by the Canadian Pacific Railway in 1905. After extended negotiations with the government and the cities of Edmonton and Strathcona, . . . Map (db m197052) HM
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Apr. 1, 2023