History of Confederation Park

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History of Confederation Park

Postby newsposter » Fri Dec 23, 2011 4:02 pm

An article about the origins of Confederation Park back in the mid-1960s. Confederation Park is getting some attention a historic "cultural landscape"...

The long road to Confederation Park
By Deborah Greaves, Calgary Herald October 27, 2011

Who among the thousands of people who enjoy Confederation Park each year know any of the people involved in its creation?

The Confederation Park we know today came about as the result of a carefully laid plan developed in the 1960s by a group of community volunteers.

Formerly known as the North Hill Coulee, the natural gully at one point in local history had been singled out as a landfill site.

Read more: http://www.calgaryherald.com/long+road+ ... z1hOxqa0ef
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Link update

Postby Janey_Canuck » Fri Mar 01, 2013 8:44 pm

The link in the article above is now broken, but this link to the same story on canada.com works:
http://www2.canada.com/calgaryherald/ne ... be50e2&p=1
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