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Memorial Park Library is a classically-inspired, early twentieth-century, two-storey sandstone building located in Central Memorial Park in downtown Calgary. Opened in 1912, Memorial Park Library was the first public library in Alberta, and one of the over 150 libraries built in Canada with funds from the American millionaire Andrew Carnegie.

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Heart’s Content Cable Station

(709) 583-2160

NL-80, Heart's Content, NL A0B 1Z0

http://www.seethesites.ca/the-sites/heart%27s-content-cable-station.aspx

cablestation@seethesites.ca

In July 1866, after nine years and several unsuccessful attempts, the first permanent telegraph cable connecting Europe and North America was hauled ashore at Heart’s Content. This little Newfoundland town leaped into the history books and remained a global communications hub for over a century.Read more…