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History of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

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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.

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

    www.worldatlas.com/ webimage/ countrys/ namerica/ province/ abztimeln.htm

  • Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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  • 1873
    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, ...Read MORE...


  • 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...Read MORE...


  • Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Y.M.C.A. Edmonton, Alta.
    Postcard
  • 1910 - July 3 - Grand Trunk Pacific Railway inagurates a daily passenger service from Winnipeg to Saskatoon, Saskatchewan and Edmonton, Alberta.

    canadachannel.ca/ todayincanadianhistory/ index.php/ July_3

  • Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Main St., looking East, Edmonton, Alta.
    Postcard
  • 1916
    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...Read MORE...


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

    www.gcatholic.org

  • Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    St. Joseph’s Cathedral Basilica
    10044 - 113th St., Edmonton, ALBERTA
    Established 1917
    Source: Google maps
    Photograph
  • Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    High Level Bridge, Edmonton, Alta.
    Postcard
  • Edmonton
    Edmonton, Alberta, incorporated as a city in 1904, population 932,546 (2016 c) 812,201 (2011 c). Edmonton is the capital of Alberta, and is located...Read MORE...




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Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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www.freeusandworldmaps.com
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Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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Y.M.C.A. Edmonton, Alta.
Postcard

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



Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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St. Joseph’s Cathedral Basilica
10044 - 113th St., Edmonton, ALBERTA
Established 1917
Source: Google maps
Photograph

Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Pinterest
High Level Bridge, Edmonton, Alta.
Postcard
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History and News of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

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

    www.worldatlas.com/ webimage/ countrys/ namerica/ province/ abztimeln.htm
  • 1873
    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, ... Read MORE...

  • 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... Read MORE...

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

    canadachannel.ca/ todayincanadianhistory/ index.php/ July_3
  • 1916
    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... Read MORE...

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

    www.gcatholic.org
  • Edmonton
    Edmonton, Alberta, incorporated as a city in 1904, population 932,546 (2016 c) 812,201 (2011 c). Edmonton is the capital of Alberta, and is located... Read MORE...

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