Rodeo Parade 2019

Each year the St. Albert Grain Elevator Park and Father Lacombe Chapel interpreters are part of the Rainmaker Rodeo Parade in May and this year was no exception! Saturday morning dawned with sunshine and blue sky, a sharp contrast to the day before which had been a grey and rainy Friday. Dressed in costume, and […]

Hogan/Belcourt house conservation – Part 5: Interior

Once the restoration of the exterior of the Hogan House was completed, our attention turned inward to the interior of the house. The interior had suffered greatly due to the years of abandonment and neglect. The process of restoration begins with recording the “as found” condition of each room to identify original construction, original finishes […]

Hogan/Belcourt House conservation – Part 4: Exterior Features

Over the past year we have posted blogs about the restoration work that is happening on the River Lots site.  Below are three links to past posts and a new one about the conservation of the houses we are restoring. The Hogan/Belcourt House Buildings Tell Stories Hogan/Belcourt House Conservation Continuing with our conservation series of […]