construction of the fort

Look Who’s Forty – Fort Edmonton Park in the 1970s

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By Marla J. Daniels This year, Fort Edmonton Park celebrates its 40th anniversary. This summer, we’ll be talking and blogging about the Park’s history and its future. Did you catch the 00s, 90s, and 80s? Fourth stop: Fort Edmonton Park in the 1970s! Fort Edmonton Park grew out of the vision and efforts of a group of early pioneers who …

The McDades on 1885 Street 1988

Look Who’s Forty – Fort Edmonton Park in the 1980s

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By Marla J. Daniels This year, Fort Edmonton Park celebrates its 40th anniversary. This summer, we will be talking and blogging about the Park’s history and its future. Third stop: Fort Edmonton Park in the 1980s! In the decade of the 1980s, Fort Edmonton Park added many new features and reached the international stage and screen. Four movies were filmed …

Look Who’s Forty! – Part 1

1920 Street

This year Fort Edmonton Park celebrates its 40th anniversary. While the park started construction in the late 1960s, the first official opening of the Park was in 1974. This summer, we’ll be talking and blogging about the park’s history and its future. First stop: 1920 Street! While you wouldn’t expect the past to change (isn’t that the point?), heritage enthusiasts …