The history of Medicine Hat is full of interesting characters but none were as colourful and had more “swashbuckling” adventures than that of Captain Horatio Hamilton Ross, who graced his presence in Medicine Hat at the turn of the century.
For anyone interested in the history of Medicine Hat, his story and his unique connection to Medicine Hat is a story, which for many reasons, ought to be told. READ ON
For anyone who grew up in Medicine Hat in the 60’s and 70’s, there was no more iconic symbol of the “Hat”, than the large neon sign that advertised the location of the Assiniboia Inn located at the corner of 3rd Street and South Railway.
No examination of the history of Medicine Hat would be complete without exploring the history of the Assiniboia Hotel, and those who had the foresight and imagination to build this “classic” hotel, and create an enduring sign or symbol of prosperity which became in its time a recognizable landmark and a symbol of success for the place I still call home… Medicine Hat. READ ON
Here is another interesting chapter in the history of Medicine Hat
This is the Third in a series of articles on the St. Margaret’s Church “Living” Memorial Project
Historians and genealogists are often intrigued by the simplest of “things”. Often, an off-handed comment or a simple photograph will cause them to “go down” a genealogical or historical “rabbit hole”, with some interesting results. READ ON
This is an interesting story involving some genealogical detective work!
Anyone who grew up in Medicine Hat in the 50’s or 60’s and who is interested in the history of Medicine Hat will enjoy this story about a legendary character whose name will be familiar to most and which will … Continue reading
I have always enjoyed reading and learning more about world history and more recently I became fascinated with the history of World War I. I also have always had a keen interest in the history of my hometown of Medicine … Continue reading