Former territorial court house, Fort Macleod, Alberta: R61-2/10-4-1988E-PDF

"The red brick building which currently houses Fort Macleod's municipal offices occupies a distinctive place in the history of western Canada. It was built between 1902 and 1904 as a court house for the Alberta Judicial District of the Northwest Territories, shortly before Alberta became a province ... It continued to serve as a seat of justice for southern Alberta until 1971; it is the oldest courthouse in the province and one of the few architectural vestiges left from the period of Territorial administration on the Prairies. It was designated as a National Historic Site by the Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada in 1980"--Introduction, p. [1].

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Title Former territorial court house, Fort Macleod, Alberta
Series Title Heritage commemoration series
Publication Type Monograph
Language [English]
Other Language Editions [French]
Format Electronic
Electronic Document

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Note "Editor: Sheila Ascroft"--p. [2]. Issued also in French under title: Ancien palais de justice territorial, Fort Macleod, Alberta. Digitized edition from print
Date 1988.
Number of Pages [17] p. :
ISSN 0835-3832
Catalogue Number
  • R61-2/10-4-1988E-PDF
Subject Terms Heritage buildings