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Postcards That Intrigue Me #1 – The First Car in Canada

While writing blog posts about historical motorcars (Click here for Parts One, Two, and Three) this summer, and preparing for my recent trip to archives in Alberta in July, I did a lot of searching and browsing through the University … Continue reading

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Get Your Historical Driver’s Licence Part III: Using Artifacts as Props

Or, Why Motorcars Were Made To Be Driven In my last two posts, I enthused about Fort Edmonton Park’s motorcars, and then explained (more or less) how to go about driving a Ford Model A from 1928. Now, let’s talk about … Continue reading

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Get Your Historical Driver’s Licence Part II: Behind the Wheel

(Last time: Get Your Historical Driver’s Licence Part I: Motorcars At Fort Edmonton) Now for the question I’m sure you’ve all been thinking: enough talk – so how does one actually go about driving a car from the 1920s? Note: … Continue reading

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Get Your Historical Driver’s Licence Part I: Motorcars At Fort Edmonton

One of the skills that I acquired while a costumed historical interpreter at Fort Edmonton Park that I most like to brag about is my ability to drive historical vehicles. Costumed interpreters learn a lot of interesting skills on the job … Continue reading

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