Born Lucky

Medicine Hat, The Gas City

Known as “The Gas City”, Medicine Hat has long been identified with its natural gas reserves. Through this Archives Vignette discover the inspiration for Sir Rudyard Kipling’s 1907 quote

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Prairie Roses Salon

April 7, 2016

Join the Esplanade Archives in celebration of the centennial for women’s right to vote in Alberta with an open discussion centered on women’s history, issues, and contributions.

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2016 Living History Presentation Series

February 6, 2016 - March 5, 2016

Again this year, the Esplanade Archives in collaboration with the Historical Society of Medicine Hat and District present Living History Presentation Series. A series of video interviews of people who make a difference in our community.

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Prairie Roses

January 16, 2016 - April 30, 2016

This Archives exhibit tells the story of the courageous and determined women who settled and sculpted this region.

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Portraits of the Great War

Archives Vignette Exhibition

August 20, 2014 - November 3, 2014

Through a small selection of portraits of those who served in the First World War, capture a glimpse of the love, pride, strength, friendship, and occasional humour of men and women from Medicine Hat who served.

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The Buildings of Mort Fulton

Esplanade Archives Vignette Exhibit

April 21, 2014 - August 4, 2014

The latest Archives Vignette is now on display in the Gallery Foyer. View photographs of well known buildings Mort Fulton built or oversaw and listen to a recording of his own account.

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