National Historic Places Day – 360 Tours

The Lacombe Museums The Michener House Museum The Michener House Museum displays items from Roland Michener’s personal and family collections, furnishings from the turn of the century, the original pump organ from Grace Methodist Church, in addition to the bed that Roland Michener was born in. The Michener House was …

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 …