Seniors Week June 4 and Next Program June 19th 2018

Join CHF during Senior’s Week for Historical Boat Tours of Chestermere Lake on June 4th, register at the Senior’s Week launch 11am Monday June 4th, Camp Chestermere, 1041 East Lakeview Road. Then come back to hear the fascinating history of Camp Chestermere–now 80 years old, the oldest institution here at …

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CHF Visits Rainbow Creek School

For the fifth time, volunteers from Chestermere Historical Foundation have visited Rainbow Creek School to present the program “A Day in the Life” for elementary students.  This year, on May 16th 2018, led by Program Coordinator Kay Clarke, she and two volunteers presented two afternoon programs to the children including …

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City Hall Historic Photos and Next Program 15 May 2018

Hello!  With thanks to Megan Matthies for arranging for ” A Walk Down Memory Lane” historic photos from CHF to be shown in City Hall lobby this week, along with the new display banner for Chestermere Historical Foundation. Save the date!  Tuesday May 15th 6:30pm regular CHF meeting at the …

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Chestermere Volunteer Fair April 15th 

Chestermere Volunteer Fair April 15th  Stop in and see CHF members, talk about local history, join up or just pick up one of the new brochures about CHF.  Sunday April 15th, 1-3pm.  Click here for more details.  

2016 Boat Tour of the Lake

Inaugural Boat Tour of Lake No, this wasn’t the boat we used on the tour!  Notice the lack of life jackets and the number of people in the canoe.  How times have changed! Twenty-eight people enjoyed this inaugural event!   It was a great success and all those involved enjoyed …

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Chestermere’s History

“It’s very difficult for a society to grapple with deep questions of its own identity without having a sense of its own past.”   – Ben Fullalove ACAD How did the City of Chestermere come to be? If you are new to Chestermere you probably never thought about how this city …

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Membership

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Becoming a Member Chestermere has a Fascinating Historical Story We have many new residents to the City of Chestermere and very few know how it came to be.  What an interesting story we have:  the opening of the West, the  Canadian Pacific Railway, the creation of the Western Irrigation District, …

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