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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 05:15 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 10:30 AM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 2,964
    09-09-2012, 12:43 AM Go to last post
  1. I remember when...

    Started by RichardS, 15-08-2006 08:03 PM
    17 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 17
    • Replies: 1,669
    • Views: 256,537
    08-01-2018, 05:41 AM Go to last post
  2. Old Photos Scanned in

    Started by Medwards, 16-09-2010 11:34 PM
    • Replies: 28
    • Views: 5,083
    03-01-2018, 01:15 AM Go to last post
  3. Vintage Images of Edmonton and Area

    Started by BalancedOP, 24-08-2011 02:26 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 2,130
    31-12-2017, 07:27 AM Go to last post
  4. The Edmonton Incline Railway (funicular)

    Started by KC, 23-12-2017 07:10 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 308
    23-12-2017, 07:10 PM Go to last post
  5. Lost buildings

    Started by IanO, 30-12-2007 05:11 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 216
    • Views: 44,105
    23-12-2017, 05:46 PM Go to last post
  6. Lightbulb Neon museum a bright idea

    Started by DebraW, 09-09-2008 09:06 AM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 4
    • Replies: 364
    • Views: 37,443
    19-12-2017, 08:46 PM Go to last post
  7. Edmonton's Late and Great Businesses... your memories please!

    Started by 'bertan, 14-10-2009 11:04 PM
    5 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 5
    • Replies: 431
    • Views: 102,752
    30-11-2017, 03:34 PM Go to last post
  8. Colonist car exhibit

    Started by KC, 18-11-2017 10:32 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 329
    19-11-2017, 07:41 AM Go to last post
  9. Alberta agricultural history

    Started by KC, 14-11-2017 10:01 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 230
    14-11-2017, 12:08 PM Go to last post
  10. Bomb Shelter -> museum, or what else?

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 26-04-2011 11:33 PM
    • Replies: 86
    • Views: 16,936
    13-11-2017, 07:37 AM Go to last post
  11. 200+ yrs of slavery in Canada/pre-Canada

    Started by KC, 20-01-2015 11:43 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 2,045
    07-11-2017, 01:47 PM Go to last post
  12. British Home Children

    Started by KC, 01-10-2017 09:20 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 510
    01-10-2017, 09:20 PM Go to last post
  13. Alberta's historic hotels

    Started by KC, 02-09-2017 09:22 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 546
    02-09-2017, 09:22 AM Go to last post
  14. Historic Trails of Alberta

    Started by KC, 24-07-2017 11:10 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 756
    25-07-2017, 10:22 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 1,145
    10-07-2017, 10:44 PM Go to last post
  15. Sandy Mactaggart

    Started by KC, 08-07-2017 10:31 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 676
    09-07-2017, 08:14 AM Go to last post
  16. Holocaust - new facts

    Started by KC, 21-04-2017 06:47 PM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 2,108
    20-06-2017, 10:44 AM Go to last post
  17. Edmonton and the Klondike Gold Rush, Klondike Trail

    Started by KC, 09-06-2017 06:02 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 922
    09-06-2017, 11:33 PM Go to last post
  18. Air Raid Sirens in Edmonton Capital Region

    Started by Downtown, 09-06-2017 03:27 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 707
    09-06-2017, 03:37 PM Go to last post
  19. Old building history? 142 St - 118th Ave

    Started by KC, 14-04-2017 04:33 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 579
    14-04-2017, 04:33 PM Go to last post
  20. What was the Mount Tekerra passenger train?

    Started by KC, 12-04-2017 10:42 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 558
    12-04-2017, 10:42 PM Go to last post
  21. History of electricity in Edmonton

    Started by KC, 04-04-2017 11:57 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 550
    04-04-2017, 11:57 PM Go to last post
  22. The Original Intentions of the Indian Act

    Started by KC, 03-04-2017 09:38 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 571
    03-04-2017, 09:38 PM Go to last post
  23. 100 years ago today (according to the Edmonton Bulletin)

    Started by TerryH, 21-07-2007 12:46 AM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 278
    • Views: 152,988
    23-03-2017, 11:47 PM Go to last post
  24. Old film & video links for Edmonton, Alberta, etc.

    Started by KC, 01-06-2014 03:14 PM
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 3,790
    12-03-2017, 10:07 AM Go to last post
  25. RetroFutures: Edmonton's City Beautiful Movement

    Started by ryansteps, 14-02-2017 11:34 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,175
    04-03-2017, 12:52 PM Go to last post
  26. History of Forest and Prairie Fire Control

    Started by KC, 08-02-2017 07:57 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 537
    08-02-2017, 08:07 AM Go to last post
  27. Back to the Future: Airships Then and Now

    Started by David Jackson, 02-02-2017 12:35 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 599
    02-02-2017, 12:35 PM Go to last post
  28. Best of old vintage and mid-century houses

    Started by KC, 11-07-2014 01:32 AM
    • Replies: 21
    • Views: 3,333
    19-01-2017, 10:01 PM Go to last post
  29. Gone but not forgotten

    Started by 24karat, 05-01-2007 12:40 AM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 237
    • Views: 35,872
    06-01-2017, 06:26 PM Go to last post
  30. This Day in Journal History

    Started by North Guy66, 09-04-2012 12:57 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 136
    • Views: 16,196
    26-12-2016, 05:04 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 2,469
    21-12-2016, 12:16 PM Go to last post
  31. KKK history in Edmonton

    Started by booster, 29-11-2016 04:32 PM
    • Replies: 23
    • Views: 2,710
    18-12-2016, 05:40 PM Go to last post
  32. 1970 Edmonton prediction

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 03-11-2016 08:39 AM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 1,649
    03-11-2016, 04:05 PM Go to last post
  33. Church Street Heritage Area

    Started by booster, 28-09-2016 01:05 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 731
    28-09-2016, 01:45 PM Go to last post
  34. Edmonton Hundred

    Started by Glenco, 25-08-2016 06:19 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,264
    26-08-2016, 09:39 AM Go to last post
  35. Alberta Aviation Museum - The Future?

    Started by AAAAE, 10-07-2009 12:56 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 188
    • Views: 24,521
    19-08-2016, 01:22 AM Go to last post
  36. WWII The public's "war effort" in Edmonton

    Started by KC, 21-07-2016 03:09 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 728
    22-07-2016, 08:41 AM Go to last post
  37. Fly Market Auction - Aviation Museum

    Started by David Jackson, 08-07-2016 11:12 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,189
    17-07-2016, 03:44 PM Go to last post
  38. Lancaster KB882: From Edmundston to Edmonton

    Started by Glenco, 17-03-2015 10:46 PM
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 3,382
    07-06-2016, 01:28 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,732
    08-04-2016, 09:45 AM Go to last post
  39. Jemmy Jock Bird (James Bird Jr.) interpreter

    Started by KC, 27-03-2016 09:48 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,082
    27-03-2016, 09:48 AM Go to last post
  40. The "Ghost Signs" of Edmonton

    Started by KC, 17-03-2016 09:27 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,577
    18-03-2016, 02:42 AM Go to last post
  41. Aviation Heritage Memorial

    Started by David Jackson, 27-02-2016 11:49 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,426
    12-03-2016, 07:53 AM Go to last post
  42. Sons of the West band

    Started by KC, 03-03-2016 04:01 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,414
    03-03-2016, 05:36 PM Go to last post
  43. 20 years on Edmonton Kingsway

    Started by Thomas Hinderks, 18-09-2012 07:21 PM
    • Replies: 24
    • Views: 3,871
    01-02-2016, 03:34 PM Go to last post
  44. Things named after Churchill

    Started by KC, 19-01-2016 05:32 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,486
    20-01-2016, 11:35 AM Go to last post
  45. Oilsands

    Started by KC, 22-12-2015 02:24 AM
    • Replies: 33
    • Views: 2,870
    08-01-2016, 07:18 PM Go to last post
  46. Edmonton Radial Railway Rolling Stock

    Started by Glenco, 08-01-2016 12:15 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,595
    08-01-2016, 11:39 AM Go to last post
  47. Surviving restaurants/businesses from the 50s/60s

    Started by RSready, 02-12-2015 12:31 PM
    • Replies: 59
    • Views: 5,234
    09-12-2015, 11:48 AM Go to last post
  48. New menber

    Started by Blindlemonpledge, 04-12-2015 04:38 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,056
    04-12-2015, 04:38 PM Go to last post
  49. History of the Edmonton City Market

    Started by Jaerdo, 20-11-2015 11:19 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,598
    25-11-2015, 01:15 PM Go to last post
  50. Faith a pillar of Canada’s foundation

    Started by KC, 16-11-2015 11:29 AM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 1,840
    18-11-2015, 10:49 PM Go to last post
  51. Portrait of Queen replaced

    Started by KC, 10-11-2015 08:05 AM
    • Replies: 29
    • Views: 2,415
    12-11-2015, 02:29 PM Go to last post
  52. Edmontonians in WWII

    Started by KC, 11-11-2015 05:26 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,366
    11-11-2015, 05:26 PM Go to last post
  53. Casualty Rates - WWs

    Started by KC, 11-11-2015 10:41 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,283
    11-11-2015, 10:41 AM Go to last post
  54. St Josephs Basilica - parish turns 100

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 31-01-2014 08:48 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 2,306
    29-10-2015, 08:47 PM Go to last post
  55. Photos of Potatoes growing on Edmonton Lawns?

    Started by ercyval, 30-09-2015 04:15 PM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 2,298
    05-10-2015, 06:40 PM Go to last post
  56. Wine and Cheese tonight

    Started by David Jackson, 15-09-2015 10:00 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,477
    15-09-2015, 10:00 AM Go to last post
  57. Sabre jet crash namao 1954

    Started by GTR, 10-02-2015 08:56 AM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 2,435
    23-08-2015, 01:45 PM Go to last post
  58. 1956 BC and Alberta road map

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 16-08-2015 11:08 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 3,659
    18-08-2015, 11:04 AM Go to last post
  59. Edmonton Disasters -

    Started by edmonton daily photo, 21-09-2012 05:34 PM
    • Replies: 21
    • Views: 10,865
    11-08-2015, 10:31 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 2,844
    05-07-2015, 02:52 PM Go to last post
  60. Ottewell Drive-In Movie Theatre History?

    Started by Unlyrical, 01-07-2015 11:05 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 2,387
    02-07-2015, 03:48 PM Go to last post
  61. Edmonton's Population History

    Started by KC, 24-06-2015 10:55 PM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 2,364
    29-06-2015, 01:46 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,732
    24-06-2015, 11:01 PM Go to last post
  62. Edmonton Journal photos? Archived?

    Started by KC, 05-06-2015 09:55 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 2,065
    06-06-2015, 07:53 PM Go to last post
  63. Edmonton: City of Lost Dreams

    Started by northsidechad, 03-06-2015 08:06 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,498
    03-06-2015, 08:06 PM Go to last post
  64. The train to Calgary

    Started by KC, 23-05-2015 11:45 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 162
    • Views: 14,046
    28-05-2015, 02:53 PM Go to last post
  65. Edmonton Commissioners vs Councillors/Aldermen

    Started by KC, 25-05-2015 12:28 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,479
    25-05-2015, 12:28 PM Go to last post
  66. CIBC Building

    Started by Meo, 07-05-2015 05:37 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 2,228
    24-05-2015, 11:45 PM Go to last post
  67. Eldorado Aviation

    Started by AviationFan, 19-05-2015 10:26 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,657
    19-05-2015, 10:26 AM Go to last post
  68. Imperial Oil head office moved to Edmonton

    Started by KC, 11-05-2015 06:57 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 2,503
    15-05-2015, 09:11 PM Go to last post
  69. Hotel MacDonald - we almost lost it

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 13-05-2015 06:03 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 2,055
    15-05-2015, 11:11 AM Go to last post
  70. Imagining The Tar Sands 1880-1967 and Beyond

    Started by KC, 11-11-2014 07:31 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,577
    11-05-2015, 07:08 PM Go to last post
  71. Alberta History - notable persons

    Started by KC, 08-05-2015 05:12 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,502
    08-05-2015, 05:12 PM Go to last post
  72. Grant Notley

    Started by KC, 07-05-2015 07:44 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,734
    07-05-2015, 10:48 AM Go to last post
  73. Larry Shaben

    Started by KC, 06-05-2015 07:26 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,832
    07-05-2015, 03:00 AM Go to last post
  74. Klondike Dollars

    Started by legitprivilege, 15-04-2015 06:36 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 4,108
    17-04-2015, 09:25 PM Go to last post
  75. 1972 Klondike Days Parade

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 17-11-2014 08:02 AM
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 2,691
    12-04-2015, 06:34 PM Go to last post
  76. History questions - Kinsmen

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 08-11-2009 01:01 AM
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 4,435
    03-04-2015, 11:45 AM Go to last post
  77. Edmonton 1967

    Started by Glenco, 13-03-2015 09:49 PM
    • Replies: 73
    • Views: 6,012
    25-03-2015, 09:58 PM Go to last post
  78. Anyone remember the Running Elephant?

    Started by Ciscokid, 07-02-2015 09:23 AM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 2,416
    17-02-2015, 07:48 PM Go to last post
  79. Sir John A. Macdonald’s birthday? Celebrate a racist?

    Started by KC, 11-01-2015 08:18 AM
    • Replies: 31
    • Views: 5,879
    18-01-2015, 07:22 AM Go to last post
  80. Edmonton television history

    Started by KC, 07-12-2014 10:53 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,825
    07-12-2014, 10:53 AM Go to last post
  81. Today in History

    Started by KC, 03-12-2014 07:39 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,479
    03-12-2014, 07:39 PM Go to last post
  82. ECAMP - Edmonton City As Museum Project

    Started by KC, 17-11-2014 05:54 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,781
    18-11-2014, 04:19 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 3,021
    13-11-2014, 10:51 AM Go to last post

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