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Calgary, Alberta, Canada - The Calgary Mining Co., Calgary, Alta.
Calgary, Alberta, Canada

The Calgary Mining Co., Calgary, Alta.

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C.P.R. Station, Palliser Hotel, and 9the Ave., Calgary, Alta.

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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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Where is Calgary, Alberta, Canada? 

The city of Calgary is situated on the Bow River in southern Alberta, about 220 km north of the American border at the meeting point of the Western prairies and mountain

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1875 - Calgary, Canada founded
Grew from Fort Calgary
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1883 - Canadian Pacific Railway reached Calgary webimage/ countrys/ namerica/ province/ abztimeln.htm
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1885 - July 2 - First issue of the daily, Calgary Herald, is published. todayincanadianhistory/ index.php/ July_2
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1889 - St. Mary’s Cathedral established at Calgary
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News  1889 - Near Calgary, N. W. T., a freight train was precipitated down a mountain side on the 1st, and seven men were killed.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan
February 9, 1889
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News  1892 - A Calgary dispatch says:
Wm. Morrison, a half-breed from the Red Deer country, was on Saturday sentenced at the supreme court to two years at Stony Mountain for horse-stealing. Rose Ann Fullam, aged 15, was convicted of stealing clothing from her mother and received a similar sentence. The case against A. J. Ross,...Read MORE...

Calgary, Alberta, incorporated as a city in 1894
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1909 - July 5 - First streetcars roll through Calgary todayincanadianhistory/ index.php/ July_5
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(W.A.P. Report.)
Calgary, Jan. 12. - One of the most disastrous fires in the history of Western Canada, occurred today when the large packing plant of P. Burns & Co. was totally destroyed by fire. The loss, including carcasses in cold storage, will probably be in excess of $2,000,000. On account...Read MORE...

Cal'gary, a banking town and port of Canada, chief town of Alberta district, on the Bow and Elbow Rivers and on the main line of the Canadian Pacific R., 840 miles W. of Winnipeg. It is the trading-centre of a vast ranching and agricultural district, and has various manufacturing and mining...Read MORE...

Ancestors Who Were Born Here

flag  Adelaide Slattery (1 April 1888, Calgary, Alberta, Canada - , )

Ancestors Who Died Here

  Joseph Cyril Boisselle (1885, Spalding, Quebec, Canada - 1951, Calgary, Alberta, Canada)

flag  Marie Bertha Louise Paul (July 13, 1917, Saint Boniface, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada - January 31, 2002, Calgary, Alberta, Canada)

Ancestors Who Were Married Here

Henry Charles Whitford (29 December 1864 - ) & Catherine Collin ( - )
married 19 January 1885

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