Farms, and Hay, and Dairy Oh My!: Agriculture and Farming in Leduc

Leduc, AB

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Tour

Self-guided

History & heritage

The purpose of this tour is to focus on farming and the use of animals and plants, cows and wheat in particular. The Stone Barn is an iconic and scenic location to begin and visualize the farm town that Leduc once was. The route travels up by the lake to the boardwalk making for a beautiful walk before heading into the city to discover where animals and animal byproducts were used in early Leduc. This tour will address themes of immigration, economy and work, technological progress, and showcase Leduc's early labourers of all cultures and genders.

This event runs the duration of Culture Days.

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This event is free.

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On This Spot

The On This Spot app takes people on guided walking tours through the history that surrounds them. At each stop on their journey users will find themselves standing on the spot a historic photo was taken. They can view a then and now photo comparison, use the built in camera to create their own, and read about local history and how it ties into the broader human experience. Based in Vancouver, On This Spot is working with heritage, tourism, and business organizations across Canada to expand the app's coverage.

Location

Leduc, AB

Event Contact

Andrew Farris

andrew@onthisspot.ca

Language

English