Local History

Our local history collection brings the city’s history and heritage to life and celebrates Calgary, Southern Alberta and early Western Canada’s unique stories.

Whether you’re interested in Calgary’s boom-and-bust past, exploring your house’s history, who Deerfoot Trail was named after, what Calgary looked like at the turn of the century or where your great-grandparents lived, you’ll find the answers in Calgary’s most accessible, browsable collection of community heritage and family history resources.

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