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Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

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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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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 - St. Joseph’s Cathedral Basilica
10044 - 113th St., Edmonton, ALBERTA
Established 1917
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Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

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

High Level Bridge, Edmonton, Alta.

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

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1873
EDMONTON, a fortified village in the North West Territories, in lat. 53° 45' N., Ion. 113° 20' W....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 ...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.

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1916
Edmonton, a banking town and outport of Alberta, Canada, on the Saskatchewan River and 180 miles N. ...Read MORE...

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

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Edmonton
Edmonton, Alberta, incorporated as a city in 1904, population 932,546 (2016 c) 812,201 (2011 c)....Read MORE...


Ancestors Who Were Born Here


Iverson
flag  Edna IVERSON (December 1902, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada - , )
 

Ancestors Who Died Here


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

Owen
immigrant flag  James Herbert OWEN (1884, , Wales (United Kingdom) - 1946, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada)

Walsh
immigrant flag  Doreen WALSH (May 6 1927, Leeds, Yorkshire County, England - Oct 19 2013, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada)
 

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Cemeteries in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

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