Join us in celebrating Historic Calgary Week from July 28 to August 7, 2017 with the Chinook Country Historical Society! Click here for the full Calgary Historic Week schedule.
Three walks will take place in and around Bridgeland-Riverside:
- Sunday, July 30: Secrets of Tom Campbell's Hill Park
- Monday, July 31: Walking Tour of Bridgeland-Riverside
- Friday, August 4: Sidewalk Stamps in Bridgeland-Riverside
All these walks in and around Bridgeland-Riverside will take place from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Sunday, July 30: Secrets of Tom Campbell's Hill Park
East of the downtown is a hill with great views and a fascinating past. Stroll around Tom Campbell's Hill Park with the Bridgeland-Riverside Heritage Committee. Hear how the hill got its name, the shenanigans of its hoofed residents and the colourful activities of nearby Nose Creek Valley.
Meet: Centre Avenue and 13 Street NE at main gate
Monday, July 31: Walking Tour of Bridgeland-Riverside
Join Josh Traptow of the Calgary Heritage Authority and Deb Lee of the Bridgeland-Riverside Heritage Committee on a walking tour of Bridgeland-Riverside. Learn about the history of the community and view buildings on the Inventory of Evaluated Historic Resources.
Meet: Corner of 1 Avenue and 4 Street NE (by Lukes Drug Mart)
Friday, August 4: Sidewalk Stamps in Bridgeland-Riverside
Join the Calgary Heritage Authority as Josh Traptow leads a jaunl through Lwo of Calgary's oldest districts in search of old sidewalk stamps. Hear some stories about local sidewalk contractors and pick up a bit of local history. Some hill climbing is involved.
Meet: In Crescent Heights at the SE corner of 7th Avenue and 1st Street NW across from the LDS church
For the full Historic Calgary Week schedule, please visit www.chinookcountry.org