Nearby Towns in Edmonton

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A variety of smaller towns are near Edmonton. Each has its own character and distinctive history. Visit a couple of the smaller towns in the area, and you will see and feel the differences.

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St. Albert

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(Follow St. Albert Trail north) St. Albert is Alberta's oldest non-fortified community. Established in 1861, it was named after the patron saint of Father Albert Lacombe, one of the earliest and most influential missionaries in the West. St. Albert Place, on the banks of the Sturgeon River, encompasses the Arden Theatre; a library, arts and crafts facility, City Hall; and the Musee Heritage Museum, highly regarded for its exhibits covering the city's rich history, from the Metis to the missionaries and pioneers. Exhibits change every two months. French and English tours. Free more..

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Morinville

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30km (18 mi) north of Edmonton via Hwy 2. Morinville Historical and Cultural Centre, built in 1909, is a 100-room building containing period rooms, and artifacts, Near by Vintage Petals Tea House offers a light lunch (Tues to Sat 10:00 am - 5:30 pm, Thursday 10 - 8 p.m. 929-3709 .  St. Jean Baptiste Church houses murals depicting the life of Saint John the Baptist as well as a large 1925 Casavant pipe organ. The original chapel was built in 1891 by Father Jean Baptiste Morin, who brought the first French and German settlers to the area. The chapel was more..

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Devon

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Located southwest of Edmonton, the town of Devon is nestled along the banks of the North Saskatchewan River, and offers a multitude of attractions and activities, restaurants and accommodation. Highlights of the Devonian Way include Capital Raceway, three golf courses, a beautiful campground, Devonian Botanic Gardens, Leduc #1 Oil Historic Site, Rabbit Hill Ski Area and Cornwall Cottage and Tea Gardens. West on Hwy 16, south on Hwy 60 or south on Hwy 2 and west on Hwy 19. Town office, 987-3366.

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Leduc

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This town, south of Edmonton on Hwy. 2, and 5 minutes from the International Airport has two aquatic centres and a world class curling facility, extensive parks and natural areas, Telford Lake, Leduc Woods House Museum and an active arts and cultural community, as well as the Leduc No. 1 Oilwell, celebrating its 50th anniversary this summer. For more information on the town or to purchase a Leduc No. 1 Commemorative Coin call 986-5454. Directions: South of Edmonton on Hwy. 2, and 5 minutes from the International Airport Location: - View on Map

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Stony Plain

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Stony Plain offers a community alive with arts and culture, the home of 15 life size murals painted on buildings by Albertan artists as well as the Oppertshauser Art Gallery and Parkland Potters' Guild. Miles of pathways through natural forests offer a haven for running and cycling enthusiasts while a championship 18-hole golf course, tennis courts, baseball diamonds and outdoor swimming pools provide others with plenty to do. While in town visit the Multicultural Centre, the Country Lace Cottage Tea House and Gift Shop, Andrew Wolf Winery as well as many unique shops and more..

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Bruderheim

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Bruderheim means “home of the brethren” and was named by German Moravian settlers in 1894. The Moravian Church built in 1895, commemorates the first Protestant congregation in Western Canada and is still used., 796-3775. Skaro Shrine, 22 km(13.75 mi) northeast of town on Hwy 45, is made of local fieldstone and is the object of an annual pilgrimage in mid-Aug by descendants of Ukrainian pioneers.

 Currently Bruderheim is experiencing an issue with inactivity by town council. There are 5 known drug houses in town and no officials are willing to act to change the more..

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tel:780 484-3393
address:4833 51 ave
email:eustice1283@yahoo.com

Fort Saskatchewan

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The city beyond the northeast corner of Edmonton was established as a fort by the North West Mounted Police in 1875. In 1913 the fort was transferred to Edmonton, and the site in Fort Saskatchewan was demolished. Fort Saskatchewan Museum encompasses nine buildings dating back from 1900 to 1920, including the city's first court house, a log farm house, one-room school, church, blacksmith shop and farm sheds. Open May/June & Sept daily 11 am - 3 pm; July/Aug daily 10 am - 6 pm. $2 ages 10 and over. 10104 - 101 St, 998-1750.

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