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  • Keith Maitland
    Some Manitoba municipalities still publish these maps, they are available from the municipal offices for a small fee. Keith ... http://www.afhs.ab.ca
    Message 1 of 4 , Nov 7, 2002
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      Some Manitoba municipalities still publish these maps, they are available from
      the municipal offices for a small fee.

      Keith

      John Doyle wrote:

      > Most Counties , Municipal and Improvement Districts in the Province of
      > Alberta publish on a semi-regular basis land ownership maps. These maps are
      > usually on a scale of approx 1" to the mile. There has been concern
      > expressed recently about privacy issues. The CITY FOLK have moved to the
      > country and wish to retain their anonimity and are trying to prevent
      > distribution of these maps.
      >
      > I expect that most municipal offices will have copies of their "OLD
      > MAPS" on file, I have seen some mounted and hanging on walls in various
      > municipal offices.
      >
      > The Alberta department of Municipal Affairs used to publish an index map of
      > the province showing the counties, IDs and MDs. In addition there was a
      > printout available; listing addresses, phone numbers elected officials and
      > the name of the Mayor/Reeve (etc.) and Secretary for all towns, villages,
      > hamlets counties, Special Areas, ID/MDs etc. cross referenced to the map.
      >
      > Similar maps were available in the 60's for Saskatchewan. I expect that
      > they are still avaiable from the individual Rural Municipalities.
      >
      > I used to have all this Alberta information. I will try to find it and if I
      > do I will give it to the AFHS library.
      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: "khalua.m" <khalua.m@...>
      > To: <dist-gen@...>; "E.Rodier" <cerear@...>
      > Sent: Thursday, November 07, 2002 8:07 AM
      > Subject: Re: 1930's maps
      >
      > > Hmmm might help me, what about north a ways to athabasca?
      > > donna may
      > >
      > > "E.Rodier" wrote:
      > >
      > > > Is anyone researching 1930's farms east of Calgary? There are some maps
      > > > showing names of farmers from Chestermere Lake to the west side of
      > Bassano,
      > > > north of the Bow River and Blackfoot reserve about as far north as
      > Irricana.
      > > > A larger map shows the roads, towns, railways, townships, creeks.
      > > > Elizabeth
      > > >
      > > > http://www.afhs.ab.ca
      > >
      > > http://www.afhs.ab.ca
      > >
      >
      > http://www.afhs.ab.ca

      http://www.afhs.ab.ca
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