The Great Canadian Flag Debate: 2014

  What started on Canada Day and ran until July 13th at the Little White School in St. Albert?  Our annual Great Canadian Flag Debate Contest of course!   Visitors were invited to design their own Canadian flag at the Little White School using symbols they felt represented “Canada”.   Our annual contest hearkens back to 1964, when the Canadian […]

Staff Profile: Lead Interpreter at the St. Albert Grain Elevator Park

My name is Curtis and I am the lead interpreter at the St. Albert Grain Elevator Park this summer.  Previously I have worked at heritage sites in Britannia Beach, BC and Banff, Alberta and enjoy learning about and sharing my passion for history.  This fall I am beginning my Master of Information and Master of Museum […]

Staff Profile: Interpreter at St. Albert Grain Elevator Park

Hi everybody! I’m Gwen, one of the friendly and oh-so-informative guides up at the St. Albert Grain Elevator Park and I must say its been awfully fun so far working at the heritage site!  Having spent much of my childhood exploring the various museums and heritage sites my father worked on, or at, this gig […]

Staff Profile: Interpreter at St Albert Grain Elevator Park

Hello, everyone! I’m Janel, and I’m one of the cookie-baking, blog-writing, garden-tending interpreters at the St. Albert Grain Elevator Park! My interest in history comes from my origins in Atlantic Canada – I was surrounded by old buildings, ships and graves, and I was able to use the historical resources there to trace my own ancestry […]

St. Albert Grain Elevator Park News!

New this year at the St. Albert Grain Elevator Park is the Grain Elevator Discovery Centre! SAGE Discovery Room In the office of the 1929 Alberta Wheat Pool elevator you will find activities, crafts and displays about  grain elevators and farm machines.   The hands-on activities are all designed for our younger visitors. Try your […]

Summer Programs at the Museum and Heritage Sites

Looking for some fun things to do in St. Albert this summer?  Come on down to the museum and heritage sites for drop-in family programs for all ages on Tuesdays and Thursdays throughout July and August. We started celebrating “Tuesdays Together” at the museum on Tuesday, July 8 and will continue weekly through August.    […]

St. Albert Heritage Sites July 1, 2014

   Once again Canada Day (Dominion Day at some of our sites) has come and gone at the St. Albert Grain Elevators (SAGE), Father Lacombe Chapel, and the Little White School (LWS).  This year  visitors were able enjoy the lots of sunshine, celebrate Canada and learn about St. Albert’s heritage!       We were excited […]

Recipe Exchange at the St. Albert Grain Elevators

Do you have a favourite recipe of your grandmother’s you would like to share?  Or, are you looking for an old fashioned recipe for apple crisp, pemmican or sourdough bread?  Perhaps you are looking to try something completely new, such as Bishop’s Pudding, fried blueberries or raspberry butter?  New at the St. Albert Grain Elevator Park […]

The Great Waldo Hunt

The Great Waldo Hunt: Summer Program with the Library, Museum and Heritage Sites, Art Gallery, and other Downtown Locations Where’s Waldo? Why, in St. Albert, of course! Help us hunt for Waldo in 12 locations in downtown St. Albert July 4-11, 2014. Join us July 4 for a special kick-off party, in Waldo’s honour, in […]