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Derry School No. 3114

Go north from Vulcan for 7 miles on Highway 23, then turn west on Township Road 182 for 3 1/2 miles. (Latitude 50.51385, Longitude -113.33457) to reach the site of Derry School. It was established on March 25, 1914. On May 28, 1914 approval was given for a site on the southeast corner of the […]

The Story of the Vulcan Hotel

The Vulcan Hotel has a unique place in the history of Southern Alberta. ¬†One of the most notable geological events of the recent history of the area, the collapse of Turtle Mountain in the Crowsnest Pass and the resulting formation of Frank Slide, played a large role in the dynamic history of this building. ¬†Following […]