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Edmonton, Alberta, Canada


Edmonton, Alberta, Canada - Y.M.C.A. Edmonton, Alta.
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Y.M.C.A. Edmonton, Alta.

Edmonton, Alberta, Canada - Main St., looking East, Edmonton, Alta.
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Main St., looking East, Edmonton, Alta.

Edmonton, Alberta, Canada - High Level Bridge, Edmonton, Alta.
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High Level Bridge, Edmonton, Alta.

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Where is Edmonton, Alberta, Canada? 

Edmonton is the capital of Alberta, and is located on the North Saskatchewan River, near the geographical centre of the province. Commonly known as the "Gateway to the North," it is strategically situated on an economic divide between the highly-productive farmlands of central Alberta and a vast, resource-rich northern hinterland.www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca

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1795 - Fort Edmonton built. Edmonton was established in 1795 as a Hudson’s Bay Company post.

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EDMONTON, a fortified village in the North West Territories, in lat. 53° 45' N., Ion. 113° 20' W. It is built of red earth, enclosed by high pickets, aid entered by battlemented gateways. Its vicinity is rich in coal and gold, and other minerals.
Lovell's gazetteer of British North America; J. Lovell; Montreal, 1873
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News  1885 - ON THE WARPATH - The Edmonton People Panic-stricken, Many of Them Seeking Safety in Flight.
...Dispatches from Edmonton, via Calgary, received here to-day, indicate that affairs there are not on an encouraging state. The settlers are thoroughly alarmed, because of the overbearing conduct of the Indians and half-breeds, who threaten to


Scouts have been sent...

1910 - July 3 - Grand Trunk Pacific Railway inagurates a daily passenger service from Winnipeg to Saskatoon, Saskatchewan and Edmonton, Alberta.

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Edmonton, a banking town and outport of Alberta, Canada, on the Saskatchewan River and 180 miles N. of Calgary. Its vicinity is rich in coal and minerals (gold, silver, platinum). Pop. in 1901, 2626. Edmonton was for a short time the starting-point on the " Edmonton Route" for the Klondike. It has...Read MORE...

1917 - St. Joseph’s Cathedral Basilica established at Edmonton

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Ancestors Who Were Born Here

Canada/New France  Edna Iverson (December 1902, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada - , )

Ancestors Who Died Here

America/USA  Louis Alphonse Masse (06 December 1902, Bottineau, North Dakota, USA - 18 July 1973, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada)

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