ocated in the southern end of the Canadian Rockies, the Crowsnest Pass is one of the richest historic and prehistoric regions of Alberta, with evidence of human presence 11,000 years before present. Over the past century, its history as a coal-mining district has included boom-town architecture, interesting characters, exciting events, and large-scale disasters both natural and man-made.

Today, visitors to the Crowsnest Pass can experience this heritage in many different ways, and will be amazed not only by this region's great natural beauty and outstanding recreational opportunities, but with its rich human history.

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The Crowsnest Heritage Initiative has published an e-newsletter since May 2010.  Click one of these links to see the most recent…

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Some interesting events are occurring in recognition of rum-running and the centenary of the Cpl. Stephen Lawson murder.  See details…

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