75 Years of History in Loon Lake

Submitted by Barbara Tracey

In the early 1930s, the area north of St. Walburg was opened up to homesteaders. The C.N.R. proposed to construct a railroad line north from St. Walburg to the intended town site of Loon Lake, and continue on to Bonnyville, AB. As a result of this proposal, many settlers moved into the district, and among them were Roman Catholics who were desirous of building a church…

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A Walk In History

A Walk In History

 This photo, of a wedding party in front of the original Sacred Heart Cathedral (1892-1914) dates to circa 1900.The Bishop's Palace (1894-1973) is visible in the background. The photo was donated to the archives by Roger St. Pierre. It was found in the family home in 1959.

The writing near the bottom of this photograph reads: "1st train into Prince Albert N.W.T. Sept., 1890".  Photo originates from the Saskatchewan…

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