Heritage Square

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Rescued steeple.

Today’s post is a visit to Heritage Square, a quiet tucked away corner of  historic buildings located in the downtown area of Red Deer (Alberta, Canada).

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Historic store.

This area is always picturesque, but becomes even more interesting once blanketed in snow. The area becomes quieter and more timeless.

One room schoolhouse.

One room schoolhouse.

The school is a very interesting building. The interior has also been preserved.  I have been lucky enough to see the inside of it on a couple of occasions when my children have been to the square on a school field trip. It is always great for children to see local history up close.

Private library.

Library.

The library, that once belonged to a private home, is a very interesting building due to its shape. It sits front and center in the square as a showpiece while the other buildings flank the sides. The library indicates that even in the early years of the city that there was a lot of attention paid to architectural style and detail.

The feel of the square is enhanced by wooden sidewalks and lamps of a period styling. It is a spot well worth visiting no matter the time of year.

 

Photography by Debra Hunter
www.debra-hunter.com
www.handmade-canada.com

 

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