Category Archives: Carmangay Area

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Municipal Heritage Project Open House

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Let’s Keep in Touch

Area pioneers had left their family, friends and everything familiar behind. The loneliness they suffered in their new home was heightened by the lack of knowing what was happening where they had come from. A day looked forward to with anticipation was Mail Day at their nearest post office. Most often the post office was […]

ACAD students use Vulcan County History content for New Media projects

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‘School Bells and Children’s Yells’ – A new book on Vulcan County’s Rural Schools

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Where are the old schools now?

Vulcan County had within its limits, 123 school districts. Of those districts, six never had a schoolhouse. For most, it was because they were included in Consolidated School Districts. For one, Pasture Land, it was formed only after the County began, for taxation purposes. The histories for the others, from A to Y, have now […]

Washington School No. 1431

Washington School District was established November 13, 1905. February 14, 1906, a Washington school committee met, with Malcolm McLeod as chairman, Neil McLeod treasurer and William Felbaum secretary. At this meeting a by-law was passed allowing the committee to borrow $1200 to erect and furnish a schoolhouse. A frame building 24 by 32 feet was […]

Carmangay Centennial Parade

This video footage was taken during the Carmangay 100th Anniversary weekend on July 31, 2010. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post

Carmangay’s 100th Anniversary: An interview with Bob Shearer Sr. Part 1

This video footage was taken during the Carmangay 100th Anniversary weekend at the Community Center. For more information on the Blackspring Ridge School, click here: Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post

Carmangay 100th Celebration Schedule

Carmangay 100th Celebration 2010. (Tentative schedule) Friday, July 30, 2010: 9:30-11:00 am              Fair entries taken @ Community Center 10:00 am-7:00pm         Carmangay Store Open @ Community Center…shirts, souvenirs,                                  DVD orders, etc for sale 1:00-5:00 pm               Judging of fair exhibits (closed to public) Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share […]

Bow Valley School No. 1409

Section 28 of the School Ordinance of 1884 provided the Northwest Territorial Council with the authority to establish school districts. By 1905, when the provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan were formed, there were 1409 school districts operating. The last school the Council set up was the Bow Valley School District No. 1409. The school name […]