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Aug 12, 2011 - Elk Island National Park

Thursday, we moved 55 miles from the West side of Edmonton to the tiny community of Lamont on the East side of the city. As I’ve mentioned before, Edmonton is a big city with lots of traffic. It also has lots of road construction. There are no interstates as we know them in the US. The closest resemblance to an interstate are the TransCanada highways, of which the Yellowhead Highway (16) is one. We got on 16 and almost immediately got into the construction zone. Past the construction, as we made our way across town, we had traffic lights...

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Scratchin' the Itch

Aug 9, 2009 - Lamont, Alberta

8/9 – 8/11 We spent three more days in Lamont, while there we: >visited the Victoria Settlement. This is the area where, in 1862. the Methodist Church founded a mission for the Cree Indians. Still standing is the 1906 Methodist Church and the 1864 clerk quarters. >drove into the city of Edmonton (second largest city in Alberta), the capital of Alberta. Joan and Dianne went to the city library to do some genealogy research (David and Ken did some reading). We also checked out the entrance gate to China Town (unfortunately China Town moved a...

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Aug 3, 2009 - Lamont, Alberta

8/3 – 8/6 It took us three days to travel 275 miles from Strathmore to Lamont, Alberta (PR817, PH564, PH21, PR822, PR613, PH2A, PH13, PR822, PR616, RR223, PH21, PH15). The first night we stayed at Frank Foots Memorial Park in Acme where we purchased some more meat from the wonderful Acme meat market. Also we visited the offices of Sunterra Farms where we learned how they raised pigs and that they marketed them mostly in the US. The second night we stayed at a Wal-Mart parking lot in Wetaskiwin. While in town we visited the Reynolds-Alberta...

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