History of the Oldman River

Lethbridge has a diverse history of people and economy. 6 Major events, listed below, have shaped the human geogrpaphy of this region, and have made Lethbridge and surrounding area, the beautiful and diverse town it is today!



1. Native History and the Oldman River...

2. History of American Whiskey Traders and the NWMP

3. The Great Coal Mines

4. The Canadian Pacific Railway

5. Irrigational History
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1.http://collection.nlc-bnc.ca.  "National History of Canada"
Date of Visit, October 30, 1999
2. Canada: A regional Geogrpahy. John Warkentin
1997. Prentice Hall Canada
3.http://www.head-smashed-in.com/black.html
Date of Visit: November 1999.