Through the Years | The Kanngiesser Building

Kanngiesser Building Lacombe

History of the Building The building now known to Lacombe residents as the Kanngiesser Building originally had a different name. It used to be known as the Urquhart Block, after Andrew Urquart who built it in 1907. It is located on the Flatiron Block in Lacombe’s historic downtown. Due to …

Reflections on Vimy

What Happened and What Does it Mean? The First World War in 1917 The Great War was now well into its 3rd year and neither sweeping operations nor large scale attacks had brought the break-though that would end the war. The great costs of industrial warfare and the difficulty of …