Tuesday Nov 15th 2022 Meeting 1pm and Program 2pm “Chestermere at War”

Meeting 1pm Program 2pm and new Library display. Following the 1pm-2pm regular meeting CHF is pleased to welcome the Clarke family presentation on ‘Chestermere at War.”  You will learn about those soldiers who served from the Chestermere area in WWI and WWII.  Also, details o the story of the crash of two Harvard trainers in 1943 on the McElroy farm just north of the city. Also, thanks to materials loaned by Don Lemna, Kay Clarke, Eileen McElroy and Jen Peddlesden for a new display mounted in the Chestermere Library cabinets to complement this program until Nov 30th.  Also, here is…

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Regular Meeting Tues Oct 18th 2022 1pm and ‘Made Beaver – Currency of Fur Trade’ 2pm at Whitecappers

Regular Meeting and Program upcoming this week…      Meeting – 1pm at Chestermere Whitecappers (Senior 55+ Centre 201 W Chestermere Drive) , 2022 AGENDA Oct 18 here and 2022 Minutes 20 Sep here.         After the meeting at 2pm stay to  hear Todd Mc Bride speak about a passion of his, a coin called ‘Made Beaver – Currency of the Fur Trade in Canada’.  He will have samples he has ‘minted’ to share with participants.  FB Event link here please share.             Watch for a new display at the library “Chestermere at War’…

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Hodgson Plaque Unveiling Sep 17th 2022 and Regular Meeting Tues Sept 20th 1pm

The Hodgson Farm barn. Plaque Unveiling and Meeting       Looking forward to seeing those of you who sent your RSVP at the unveiling this coming Saturday Sept 17th 11am near the pathway on Chelsea Heath.  (Any questions please call 403 200 8046)       And on Tuesday Sept 20th join us for a regular meeting to set out our plans for the fall and winter programs and hear reports on other activities.  The meeting will be in person at the Whitecappers 55 + Centre 201 West Chestermere Drive at 1pm.  Come and enjoy some home made biscuits made with…

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Hodgson Plaque Unveiling 17 Sep RSVP by Sep 9 and Volunteers Needed Sep 10th at Fair

     Thank you to Anthem for embracing history and recognizing the Hodgson Family. Join the celebration and unveiling of a plaque on Saturday Sept 17th 11am in Chelsea — in the park off Chelsea Heath.  Enter via pathway. This would be between 263 and 271 on Chelsea Heath. ( Head West on West Lakeview Drive to the end, turn left that is Chelsea Heath). *** PLEASE RSVP to Jen Peddlesden on or before Friday September 9th NOON. Call/text 403 200 8046 or email Many of you may recall the red barn on the #1A Highway, also the home…

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Meeting Tues Aug 16; Firetruck in Parade & Country Fair Kids Activities Sep 10th– Volunteers Needed

The next regular meeting (in person) of the Chestermere Historical Foundation will be held at 1pm on Tuesday August 16th from 1-2pm at the Whitecappers 55+ Room 201 W Chestermere Drive.  Agenda 2022 AGENDA Aug 16 Minutes of the July 19th meeting are2022 Minutes July 19 Some initiatives are paused for summer and hopefully updates will be announced soon for ‘Word of Mouth,’ Historical Bridge Banners, a Community Banner celebrating the Webster Family, the Chelsea Pioneer Trail Sign Project, and the WID sign project.  One project has gone ahead! On Friday August 12th the replica 1917 Red Cross Quilt will…

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Tuesday July 19th 2022 Regular Meeting (Fair, Parade) and Historic Week Event Reminders

       The next regular meeting Tuesday July 19th at 1pm ( see agenda link 2022 AGENDA July 19) will be in person at Whitecappers 55+ Centre 201 W Chestermere Drive.  A number of decisions to be made about the Country Fair display Sep 10th and participation in the parade with the firetruck, so don’t miss this chance to have your say.  See minutes from May 17th here 2022 MINUTES May 17       And starting next week July 22nd it is Historic Calgary Week.  You can see the full agenda at this link.  And here in Chestermere…

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