National Historic Sites in Alberta
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Commemorating Canada’s History in Alberta

Parks Canada is responsible for Canada’s program of historical commemoration, which recognizes nationally significant places, persons and events. All such designations are made by the Minister of the Environment on the advice of the Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada. Below is a list of all the commemorations within the Province of Alberta.

NATIONAL HISTORIC EVENTS

Alberta Field Force, Edmonton, Alberta

Athabasca Trail, Edmonton, Alberta

Construction of the Lethbridge Viaduct, No plaque in place, recommended location – Lethbridge, Alberta

Creation of the Province of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta

Crowsnest Pass, Crowsnest Lake, Alberta

Edmonton Grads, Edmonton, Alberta

First Air Crossing of the Canadian Rockies, Lethbridge, Alberta

Fort Benton - Fort Macleod Trail, Coutts, Alberta

Henry House, Jasper National Park of Canada , Alberta

Indian Battle of 1870, Lethbridge, Alberta

Oil and Gas Extraction, Leduc, Alberta

Origins of Coal Industry in Alberta, Lethbridge, Alberta

Overlanders of 1862, Jasper National Park of Canada , Alberta

Palliser Expedition, Banff National Park of Canada, Alberta

Preservation of the Plains Bison, Elk Island National Park of Canada, Alberta

National Historic Sites in Alberta