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Alberta's 100th (2005)

In 2005 the people of Alberta celebrated Alberta's 100th birthday.

In Fort Vermilion, restorative work began on the Hudson's Bay Factor's House, built during the 1906-1908 period. This is the only factor's house on an original site in Alberta. Its location and history is distinctive in Canada.  It was designated a Provincial Historical Resources in 2005.

Front view of the Old Bay House 2006


West Exposure


Photo by Jordan Ronald Lambert


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Acknowledgements: Summer Career Placement Program staff, Keith Klassen (2004/2005) & Jordan Lambert (2006) and

Marilee Cranna Toews of the Fort Vermilion Agricultural Society