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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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    • Replies: 288
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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: 4,028
    08-09-2012, 11:43 PM Go to last post
  1. Edmonton's Late and Great Businesses... your memories please!

    Started by 'bertan, 14-10-2009 10:04 PM
    5 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 5
    • Replies: 460
    • Views: 119,902
    17-07-2018, 07:19 PM Go to last post
  2. I remember when...

    Started by RichardS, 15-08-2006 07:03 PM
    17 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 17
    • Replies: 1,676
    • Views: 287,140
    04-07-2018, 12:22 PM Go to last post
  3. Gone but not forgotten

    Started by 24karat, 04-01-2007 11:40 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 242
    • Views: 46,232
    16-06-2018, 08:49 PM Go to last post
  4. Small pox - “Everyone was dead“

    Started by KC, 16-06-2018 07:25 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 166
    16-06-2018, 07:25 AM Go to last post
  5. Lightbulb Neon museum a bright idea

    Started by DebraW, 09-09-2008 08:06 AM
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 367
    • Views: 51,719
    15-06-2018, 02:36 PM Go to last post
  6. Lost buildings

    Started by IanO, 30-12-2007 04:11 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 227
    • Views: 53,512
    06-06-2018, 08:54 PM Go to last post
  7. Bomb Shelter -> museum, or what else?

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 26-04-2011 10:33 PM
    • Replies: 88
    • Views: 20,543
    06-06-2018, 10:45 AM Go to last post
  8. Edmonton infrastructure milestones

    Started by KC, 02-06-2018 03:14 PM
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 523
    04-06-2018, 06:45 AM Go to last post
  9. Alberta settlement and the Dominion Land Survey

    Started by KC, 12-05-2018 06:25 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 417
    24-05-2018, 08:31 PM Go to last post
  10. Edmonton Journal photos? Archived?

    Started by KC, 05-06-2015 08:55 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 2,471
    24-05-2018, 08:19 PM Go to last post
  11. Collector Cars (and vehicles) around Edmonton

    Started by KC, 13-05-2018 09:46 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 446
    14-05-2018, 02:03 PM Go to last post
  12. McDermid Studios images (large)

    Started by Spill, 08-06-2011 01:28 PM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 6,779
    12-05-2018, 12:39 PM Go to last post
  13. Sir John A. Macdonald

    Started by KC, 11-04-2018 08:03 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 496
    12-04-2018, 02:41 AM Go to last post
  14. Alberta History - notable persons

    Started by KC, 08-05-2015 04:12 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 2,116
    22-03-2018, 09:37 AM Go to last post
  15. Alberta Aviation Museum - The Future?

    Started by AAAAE, 09-07-2009 11:56 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 195
    • Views: 33,441
    20-03-2018, 11:20 PM Go to last post
  16. New Board Members Wanted

    Started by David Jackson, 20-02-2018 09:02 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 472
    20-02-2018, 09:02 PM Go to last post
  17. Old Photos Scanned in

    Started by Medwards, 16-09-2010 10:34 PM
    • Replies: 28
    • Views: 6,057
    03-01-2018, 12:15 AM Go to last post
  18. Vintage Images of Edmonton and Area

    Started by BalancedOP, 24-08-2011 01:26 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 2,693
    31-12-2017, 06:27 AM Go to last post
  19. The Edmonton Incline Railway (funicular)

    Started by KC, 23-12-2017 06:10 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 629
    23-12-2017, 06:10 PM Go to last post
  20. Colonist car exhibit

    Started by KC, 18-11-2017 09:32 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 657
    19-11-2017, 06:41 AM Go to last post
  21. Alberta agricultural history

    Started by KC, 14-11-2017 09:01 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 502
    14-11-2017, 11:08 AM Go to last post
  22. 200+ yrs of slavery in Canada/pre-Canada

    Started by KC, 20-01-2015 10:43 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 2,434
    07-11-2017, 12:47 PM Go to last post
  23. British Home Children

    Started by KC, 01-10-2017 08:20 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 788
    01-10-2017, 08:20 PM Go to last post
  24. Alberta's historic hotels

    Started by KC, 02-09-2017 08:22 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 907
    02-09-2017, 08:22 AM Go to last post
  25. Historic Trails of Alberta

    Started by KC, 24-07-2017 10:10 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,116
    25-07-2017, 09:22 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 1,678
    10-07-2017, 09:44 PM Go to last post
  26. Sandy Mactaggart

    Started by KC, 08-07-2017 09:31 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,001
    09-07-2017, 07:14 AM Go to last post
  27. Holocaust - new facts

    Started by KC, 21-04-2017 05:47 PM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 3,045
    20-06-2017, 09:44 AM Go to last post
  28. Edmonton and the Klondike Gold Rush, Klondike Trail

    Started by KC, 09-06-2017 05:02 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,478
    09-06-2017, 10:33 PM Go to last post
  29. Air Raid Sirens in Edmonton Capital Region

    Started by Downtown, 09-06-2017 02:27 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,318
    09-06-2017, 02:37 PM Go to last post
  30. Old building history? 142 St - 118th Ave

    Started by KC, 14-04-2017 03:33 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 905
    14-04-2017, 03:33 PM Go to last post
  31. What was the Mount Tekerra passenger train?

    Started by KC, 12-04-2017 09:42 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 894
    12-04-2017, 09:42 PM Go to last post
  32. History of electricity in Edmonton

    Started by KC, 04-04-2017 10:57 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 869
    04-04-2017, 10:57 PM Go to last post
  33. The Original Intentions of the Indian Act

    Started by KC, 03-04-2017 08:38 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 889
    03-04-2017, 08:38 PM Go to last post
  34. 100 years ago today (according to the Edmonton Bulletin)

    Started by TerryH, 20-07-2007 11:46 PM
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    • Replies: 278
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    23-03-2017, 10:47 PM Go to last post
  35. Old film & video links for Edmonton, Alberta, etc.

    Started by KC, 01-06-2014 02:14 PM
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 4,658
    12-03-2017, 09:07 AM Go to last post
  36. RetroFutures: Edmonton's City Beautiful Movement

    Started by ryansteps, 14-02-2017 10:34 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,733
    04-03-2017, 11:52 AM Go to last post
  37. History of Forest and Prairie Fire Control

    Started by KC, 08-02-2017 06:57 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 888
    08-02-2017, 07:07 AM Go to last post
  38. Back to the Future: Airships Then and Now

    Started by David Jackson, 02-02-2017 11:35 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 964
    02-02-2017, 11:35 AM Go to last post
  39. Best of old vintage and mid-century houses

    Started by KC, 11-07-2014 12:32 AM
    • Replies: 21
    • Views: 4,007
    19-01-2017, 09:01 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 3,018
    21-12-2016, 11:16 AM Go to last post
  40. KKK history in Edmonton

    Started by booster, 29-11-2016 03:32 PM
    • Replies: 23
    • Views: 4,224
    18-12-2016, 04:40 PM Go to last post
  41. 1970 Edmonton prediction

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 03-11-2016 07:39 AM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 2,500
    03-11-2016, 03:05 PM Go to last post
  42. Church Street Heritage Area

    Started by booster, 28-09-2016 12:05 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,055
    28-09-2016, 12:45 PM Go to last post
  43. Edmonton Hundred

    Started by Glenco, 25-08-2016 05:19 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,694
    26-08-2016, 08:39 AM Go to last post
  44. WWII The public's "war effort" in Edmonton

    Started by KC, 21-07-2016 02:09 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,046
    22-07-2016, 07:41 AM Go to last post
  45. Fly Market Auction - Aviation Museum

    Started by David Jackson, 08-07-2016 10:12 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,546
    17-07-2016, 02:44 PM Go to last post
  46. Lancaster KB882: From Edmundston to Edmonton

    Started by Glenco, 17-03-2015 09:46 PM
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 3,942
    07-06-2016, 12:28 PM Go to last post
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    • Views: 2,128
    08-04-2016, 08:45 AM Go to last post
  47. Jemmy Jock Bird (James Bird Jr.) interpreter

    Started by KC, 27-03-2016 08:48 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,391
    27-03-2016, 08:48 AM Go to last post
  48. The "Ghost Signs" of Edmonton

    Started by KC, 17-03-2016 08:27 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,985
    18-03-2016, 01:42 AM Go to last post
  49. Aviation Heritage Memorial

    Started by David Jackson, 27-02-2016 10:49 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,741
    12-03-2016, 06:53 AM Go to last post
  50. Sons of the West band

    Started by KC, 03-03-2016 03:01 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,728
    03-03-2016, 04:36 PM Go to last post
  51. 20 years on Edmonton Kingsway

    Started by Thomas Hinderks, 18-09-2012 06:21 PM
    • Replies: 24
    • Views: 5,177
    01-02-2016, 02:34 PM Go to last post
  52. Things named after Churchill

    Started by KC, 19-01-2016 04:32 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,829
    20-01-2016, 10:35 AM Go to last post
  53. Oilsands

    Started by KC, 22-12-2015 01:24 AM
    • Replies: 33
    • Views: 3,689
    08-01-2016, 06:18 PM Go to last post
  54. Edmonton Radial Railway Rolling Stock

    Started by Glenco, 07-01-2016 11:15 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,939
    08-01-2016, 10:39 AM Go to last post
  55. Surviving restaurants/businesses from the 50s/60s

    Started by RSready, 02-12-2015 11:31 AM
    • Replies: 59
    • Views: 7,483
    09-12-2015, 10:48 AM Go to last post
  56. 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
  57. History of the Edmonton City Market

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

    Started by KC, 16-11-2015 10:29 AM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 2,226
    18-11-2015, 09:49 PM Go to last post
  59. Portrait of Queen replaced

    Started by KC, 10-11-2015 07:05 AM
    • Replies: 29
    • Views: 3,082
    12-11-2015, 01:29 PM Go to last post
  60. Edmontonians in WWII

    Started by KC, 11-11-2015 04:26 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,647
    11-11-2015, 04:26 PM Go to last post
  61. Casualty Rates - WWs

    Started by KC, 11-11-2015 09:41 AM
    • Replies: 0
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    11-11-2015, 09:41 AM Go to last post
  62. St Josephs Basilica - parish turns 100

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 31-01-2014 07:48 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 2,653
    29-10-2015, 07:47 PM Go to last post
  63. Photos of Potatoes growing on Edmonton Lawns?

    Started by ercyval, 30-09-2015 03:15 PM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 2,677
    05-10-2015, 05:40 PM Go to last post
  64. Wine and Cheese tonight

    Started by David Jackson, 15-09-2015 09:00 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,724
    15-09-2015, 09:00 AM Go to last post
  65. 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
  66. 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
  67. Edmonton Disasters -

    Started by edmonton daily photo, 21-09-2012 04:34 PM
    • Replies: 21
    • Views: 11,987
    11-08-2015, 09:31 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 4,165
    05-07-2015, 01:52 PM Go to last post
  68. Ottewell Drive-In Movie Theatre History?

    Started by Unlyrical, 01-07-2015 10:05 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 3,028
    02-07-2015, 02:48 PM Go to last post
  69. Edmonton's Population History

    Started by KC, 24-06-2015 09:55 PM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 2,832
    29-06-2015, 12:46 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 2,017
    24-06-2015, 10:01 PM Go to last post
  70. Edmonton: City of Lost Dreams

    Started by northsidechad, 03-06-2015 07:06 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,778
    03-06-2015, 07:06 PM Go to last post
  71. The train to Calgary

    Started by KC, 23-05-2015 10:45 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 162
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    28-05-2015, 01:53 PM Go to last post
  72. Edmonton Commissioners vs Councillors/Aldermen

    Started by KC, 25-05-2015 11:28 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,781
    25-05-2015, 11:28 AM Go to last post
  73. CIBC Building

    Started by Meo, 07-05-2015 04:37 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 2,700
    24-05-2015, 10:45 PM Go to last post
  74. Eldorado Aviation

    Started by AviationFan, 19-05-2015 09:26 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,931
    19-05-2015, 09:26 AM Go to last post
  75. Imperial Oil head office moved to Edmonton

    Started by KC, 11-05-2015 05:57 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 2,935
    15-05-2015, 08:11 PM Go to last post
  76. Hotel MacDonald - we almost lost it

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 13-05-2015 05:03 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 2,430
    15-05-2015, 10:11 AM Go to last post
  77. Imagining The Tar Sands 1880-1967 and Beyond

    Started by KC, 11-11-2014 06:31 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,863
    11-05-2015, 06:08 PM Go to last post
  78. Grant Notley

    Started by KC, 07-05-2015 06:44 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 2,035
    07-05-2015, 09:48 AM Go to last post
  79. Larry Shaben

    Started by KC, 06-05-2015 06:26 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 2,176
    07-05-2015, 02:00 AM Go to last post
  80. Klondike Dollars

    Started by legitprivilege, 15-04-2015 05:36 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 4,958
    17-04-2015, 08:25 PM Go to last post
  81. 1972 Klondike Days Parade

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 17-11-2014 07:02 AM
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 3,218
    12-04-2015, 05:34 PM Go to last post
  82. History questions - Kinsmen

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 08-11-2009 12:01 AM
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 5,357
    03-04-2015, 10:45 AM Go to last post
  83. Edmonton 1967

    Started by Glenco, 13-03-2015 08:49 PM
    • Replies: 73
    • Views: 8,678
    25-03-2015, 08:58 PM Go to last post
  84. Anyone remember the Running Elephant?

    Started by Ciscokid, 07-02-2015 08:23 AM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 2,789
    17-02-2015, 06:48 PM Go to last post

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