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Forum: Heritage and History

There are literally dozens of museums, large and small, that tell the history of Edmonton and area yet you rarely see anything on the forum about them. This forum is C2E's attempt to fix that error. History is the foundation we build our future on and our community, like a home, needs a strong foundation to last. Rather than allow it to be overwhelmed, ignored or left to the persistent few lets create a section where it has it's own voice. Working with the area Museums and Edmonton Heritage Council C2E could create a history/heritage section that would give voice and story to the amazing and exciting history of Edmonton and allow smaller museums to have a voice and promote themselves to the community.

  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: old postcards....

    Started by IGNITERS, 04-03-2008 04:15 PM
    3 Pages
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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Heritage and History section

    Started by Thomas Hinderks, 22-08-2012 09:30 AM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 7,963
    08-09-2012, 11:43 PM Go to last post
  1. Lightbulb Neon museum a bright idea

    Started by DebraW, 09-09-2008 08:06 AM
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 385
    • Views: 66,409
    Yesterday, 03:09 PM Go to last post
  2. Gone but not forgotten

    Started by 24karat, 04-01-2007 11:40 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 243
    • Views: 59,244
    24-09-2019, 05:25 PM Go to last post
  3. 2001 - 18 years ago this week

    Started by rupikhalon001, 13-09-2019 10:21 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 348
    13-09-2019, 10:21 PM Go to last post
  4. Small pox - “Everyone was dead“

    Started by KC, 16-06-2018 07:25 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 820
    08-09-2019, 07:49 PM Go to last post
  5. I remember when...

    Started by RichardS, 15-08-2006 07:03 PM
    18 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 18
    • Replies: 1,706
    • Views: 347,541
    04-08-2019, 09:12 AM Go to last post
  6. Edmonton's Late and Great Businesses... your memories please!

    Started by 'bertan, 14-10-2009 10:04 PM
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 461
    • Views: 140,376
    14-06-2019, 09:22 AM Go to last post
  7. KKK history in Edmonton

    Started by booster, 29-11-2016 03:32 PM
    • Replies: 34
    • Views: 8,317
    15-05-2019, 10:13 PM Go to last post
  8. Scrip, "road allowance people", land theft

    Started by KC, 08-05-2019 10:07 AM
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 1,134
    10-05-2019, 10:17 PM Go to last post
  9. Edmonton- early years

    Started by KC, 04-04-2019 08:41 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 906
    04-04-2019, 08:41 PM Go to last post
  10. Edmonton's Population History

    Started by KC, 24-06-2015 09:55 PM
    • Replies: 20
    • Views: 4,263
    31-03-2019, 01:50 PM Go to last post
  11. Lost buildings

    Started by IanO, 30-12-2007 04:11 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 241
    • Views: 63,483
    26-03-2019, 09:38 PM Go to last post
  12. Edmonton history - WWII up to the 1970s oil boom

    Started by KC, 14-03-2019 07:44 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 530
    15-03-2019, 09:15 PM Go to last post
  13. Photos...Edmonton in WW2

    Started by Thomas Hinderks, 24-08-2012 05:02 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 3,102
    14-03-2019, 08:46 AM Go to last post
  14. The 1930s Great Depression

    Started by KC, 09-03-2019 07:28 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 535
    09-03-2019, 07:28 AM Go to last post
  15. British Home Children

    Started by KC, 01-10-2017 08:20 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,606
    01-03-2019, 02:39 PM Go to last post
  16. Royal Alberta Museum in Edmonton

    Started by KC, 07-10-2018 07:14 PM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 1,935
    21-01-2019, 08:24 AM Go to last post
  17. 1987 Nightclubs

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 10-01-2019 05:34 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,334
    12-01-2019, 10:49 AM Go to last post
  18. Downtown Edmonton: 1981 vs 2019

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 04-01-2019 08:46 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,041
    08-01-2019, 11:06 AM Go to last post
  19. Alberta Aviation Museum - The Future?

    Started by AAAAE, 09-07-2009 11:56 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 197
    • Views: 40,496
    07-01-2019, 11:00 PM Go to last post
  20. Air Raid Sirens in Edmonton Capital Region

    Started by Downtown, 09-06-2017 02:27 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 3,228
    17-11-2018, 12:19 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 680
    09-11-2018, 08:17 PM Go to last post
  21. Edmonton infrastructure milestones

    Started by KC, 02-06-2018 03:14 PM
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 2,081
    07-10-2018, 07:29 PM Go to last post
  22. Edmonton 1970

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 28-09-2018 10:27 PM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 1,388
    29-09-2018, 10:29 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 638
    25-08-2018, 10:21 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 2,849
    25-08-2018, 09:55 PM Go to last post
  23. Louis Riel

    Started by KC, 14-08-2018 10:33 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 853
    14-08-2018, 10:33 PM Go to last post
  24. Edmonton's historic rail bridges

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 31-07-2018 04:24 PM
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 1,852
    05-08-2018, 02:11 PM Go to last post
  25. Francis Winspear

    Started by KC, 29-07-2018 05:11 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 788
    29-07-2018, 05:11 PM Go to last post
  26. Bomb Shelter -> museum, or what else?

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 26-04-2011 10:33 PM
    • Replies: 88
    • Views: 25,123
    06-06-2018, 10:45 AM Go to last post
  27. Alberta settlement and the Dominion Land Survey

    Started by KC, 12-05-2018 06:25 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,274
    24-05-2018, 08:31 PM Go to last post
  28. Edmonton Journal photos? Archived?

    Started by KC, 05-06-2015 08:55 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 3,677
    24-05-2018, 08:19 PM Go to last post
  29. Collector Cars (and vehicles) around Edmonton

    Started by KC, 13-05-2018 09:46 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,235
    14-05-2018, 02:03 PM Go to last post
  30. McDermid Studios images (large)

    Started by Spill, 08-06-2011 01:28 PM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 8,158
    12-05-2018, 12:39 PM Go to last post
  31. Sir John A. Macdonald

    Started by KC, 11-04-2018 08:03 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,050
    12-04-2018, 02:41 AM Go to last post
  32. Alberta History - notable persons

    Started by KC, 08-05-2015 04:12 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 2,723
    22-03-2018, 09:37 AM Go to last post
  33. New Board Members Wanted

    Started by David Jackson, 20-02-2018 09:02 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 991
    20-02-2018, 09:02 PM Go to last post
  34. Old Photos Scanned in

    Started by Medwards, 16-09-2010 10:34 PM
    • Replies: 28
    • Views: 7,763
    03-01-2018, 12:15 AM Go to last post
  35. Vintage Images of Edmonton and Area

    Started by BalancedOP, 24-08-2011 01:26 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 3,679
    31-12-2017, 06:27 AM Go to last post
  36. The Edmonton Incline Railway (funicular)

    Started by KC, 23-12-2017 06:10 PM
    • Replies: 0
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    23-12-2017, 06:10 PM Go to last post
  37. Colonist car exhibit

    Started by KC, 18-11-2017 09:32 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,326
    19-11-2017, 06:41 AM Go to last post
  38. Alberta agricultural history

    Started by KC, 14-11-2017 09:01 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,086
    14-11-2017, 11:08 AM Go to last post
  39. 200+ yrs of slavery in Canada/pre-Canada

    Started by KC, 20-01-2015 10:43 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 3,155
    07-11-2017, 12:47 PM Go to last post
  40. Alberta's historic hotels

    Started by KC, 02-09-2017 08:22 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,662
    02-09-2017, 08:22 AM Go to last post
  41. Historic Trails of Alberta

    Started by KC, 24-07-2017 10:10 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    25-07-2017, 09:22 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 2,926
    10-07-2017, 09:44 PM Go to last post
  42. Sandy Mactaggart

    Started by KC, 08-07-2017 09:31 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,637
    09-07-2017, 07:14 AM Go to last post
  43. Holocaust - new facts

    Started by KC, 21-04-2017 05:47 PM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 4,058
    20-06-2017, 09:44 AM Go to last post
  44. Edmonton and the Klondike Gold Rush, Klondike Trail

    Started by KC, 09-06-2017 05:02 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 2,417
    09-06-2017, 10:33 PM Go to last post
  45. Old building history? 142 St - 118th Ave

    Started by KC, 14-04-2017 03:33 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,427
    14-04-2017, 03:33 PM Go to last post
  46. What was the Mount Tekerra passenger train?

    Started by KC, 12-04-2017 09:42 PM
    • Replies: 0
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    12-04-2017, 09:42 PM Go to last post
  47. History of electricity in Edmonton

    Started by KC, 04-04-2017 10:57 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,459
    04-04-2017, 10:57 PM Go to last post
  48. The Original Intentions of the Indian Act

    Started by KC, 03-04-2017 08:38 PM
    • Replies: 0
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    03-04-2017, 08:38 PM Go to last post
  49. 100 years ago today (according to the Edmonton Bulletin)

    Started by TerryH, 20-07-2007 11:46 PM
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  50. RetroFutures: Edmonton's City Beautiful Movement

    Started by ryansteps, 14-02-2017 10:34 AM
    • Replies: 6
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    04-03-2017, 11:52 AM Go to last post
  51. History of Forest and Prairie Fire Control

    Started by KC, 08-02-2017 06:57 AM
    • Replies: 1
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    08-02-2017, 07:07 AM Go to last post
  52. Back to the Future: Airships Then and Now

    Started by David Jackson, 02-02-2017 11:35 AM
    • Replies: 0
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  53. Best of old vintage and mid-century houses

    Started by KC, 11-07-2014 12:32 AM
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    • Views: 4,342
    21-12-2016, 11:16 AM Go to last post
  54. 1970 Edmonton prediction

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 03-11-2016 07:39 AM
    • Replies: 9
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    03-11-2016, 03:05 PM Go to last post
  55. Church Street Heritage Area

    Started by booster, 28-09-2016 12:05 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    28-09-2016, 12:45 PM Go to last post
  56. Edmonton Hundred

    Started by Glenco, 25-08-2016 05:19 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 2,646
    26-08-2016, 08:39 AM Go to last post
  57. WWII The public's "war effort" in Edmonton

    Started by KC, 21-07-2016 02:09 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    22-07-2016, 07:41 AM Go to last post
  58. Fly Market Auction - Aviation Museum

    Started by David Jackson, 08-07-2016 10:12 AM
    • Replies: 4
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    17-07-2016, 02:44 PM Go to last post
  59. Lancaster KB882: From Edmundston to Edmonton

    Started by Glenco, 17-03-2015 09:46 PM
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    • Views: 2,996
    08-04-2016, 08:45 AM Go to last post
  60. Jemmy Jock Bird (James Bird Jr.) interpreter

    Started by KC, 27-03-2016 08:48 AM
    • Replies: 0
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    27-03-2016, 08:48 AM Go to last post
  61. The "Ghost Signs" of Edmonton

    Started by KC, 17-03-2016 08:27 AM
    • Replies: 4
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    18-03-2016, 01:42 AM Go to last post
  62. Aviation Heritage Memorial

    Started by David Jackson, 27-02-2016 10:49 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 2,299
    12-03-2016, 06:53 AM Go to last post
  63. Sons of the West band

    Started by KC, 03-03-2016 03:01 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    03-03-2016, 04:36 PM Go to last post
  64. 20 years on Edmonton Kingsway

    Started by Thomas Hinderks, 18-09-2012 06:21 PM
    • Replies: 24
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    01-02-2016, 02:34 PM Go to last post
  65. Things named after Churchill

    Started by KC, 19-01-2016 04:32 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 2,409
    20-01-2016, 10:35 AM Go to last post
  66. Oilsands

    Started by KC, 22-12-2015 01:24 AM
    • Replies: 33
    • Views: 5,621
    08-01-2016, 06:18 PM Go to last post
  67. Edmonton Radial Railway Rolling Stock

    Started by Glenco, 07-01-2016 11:15 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 2,595
    08-01-2016, 10:39 AM Go to last post
  68. Surviving restaurants/businesses from the 50s/60s

    Started by RSready, 02-12-2015 11:31 AM
    • Replies: 59
    • Views: 10,951
    09-12-2015, 10:48 AM Go to last post
  69. New menber

    Started by Blindlemonpledge, 04-12-2015 03:38 PM
    • Replies: 0
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    04-12-2015, 03:38 PM Go to last post
  70. History of the Edmonton City Market

    Started by Jaerdo, 20-11-2015 10:19 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 2,711
    25-11-2015, 12:15 PM Go to last post
  71. Faith a pillar of Canada’s foundation

    Started by KC, 16-11-2015 10:29 AM
    • Replies: 13
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    18-11-2015, 09:49 PM Go to last post
  72. Portrait of Queen replaced

    Started by KC, 10-11-2015 07:05 AM
    • Replies: 29
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    12-11-2015, 01:29 PM Go to last post
  73. Edmontonians in WWII

    Started by KC, 11-11-2015 04:26 PM
    • Replies: 0
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    11-11-2015, 04:26 PM Go to last post
  74. Casualty Rates - WWs

    Started by KC, 11-11-2015 09:41 AM
    • Replies: 0
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  75. St Josephs Basilica - parish turns 100

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 31-01-2014 07:48 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    29-10-2015, 07:47 PM Go to last post
  76. Photos of Potatoes growing on Edmonton Lawns?

    Started by ercyval, 30-09-2015 03:15 PM
    • Replies: 10
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    05-10-2015, 05:40 PM Go to last post
  77. Wine and Cheese tonight

    Started by David Jackson, 15-09-2015 09:00 AM
    • Replies: 0
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    15-09-2015, 09:00 AM Go to last post
  78. Sabre jet crash namao 1954

    Started by GTR, 10-02-2015 07:56 AM
    • Replies: 8
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    23-08-2015, 12:45 PM Go to last post
  79. 1956 BC and Alberta road map

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 16-08-2015 10:08 PM
    • Replies: 8
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    18-08-2015, 10:04 AM Go to last post
  80. Edmonton Disasters -

    Started by edmonton daily photo, 21-09-2012 04:34 PM
    • Replies: 21
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    11-08-2015, 09:31 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 6,085
    05-07-2015, 01:52 PM Go to last post
  81. Ottewell Drive-In Movie Theatre History?

    Started by Unlyrical, 01-07-2015 10:05 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 4,063
    02-07-2015, 02:48 PM Go to last post

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