Glenbow Project Blog

Shari Peyerl (Left) and Monica Webster (Right) on the first day of the Glenbow Ranch Project (15/05/17)Shari found her heart at Glenbow Ranch (16/05/17)Megan nailed it on site today. 18/05/17Katherine Peterson and Christine Hayes excavating the third unit full of artifactsJustine Buchler holding a tobacco tag. 01/06/17They couldn\'t stay away! Megan Trefey and Katherine Peterson on their second day of volunteering with us. 31/05/17Peter Dobson showing Justine Buchler how the software for the portable laser scanner is usedKaren Tubbs, Shari Peyerl and Marilyn Walker having fun before mapping in their artifactsA big thanks to Monica Webster and all her help on on first day of excavations (15/05/17)

Glenbow Town and Quarry Blog
By ASA Calgary Centre / June 25, 2017

Glenbow Week 6

It was another week full of activity out at Glenbow Ranch Provincial Park. On Monday, with the help of our...

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Glenbow Town and Quarry Blog
By ASA Calgary Centre / June 18, 2017

Glenbow Week 5

We had another great week of excavations at Glenbow Ranch Provincial Park, searching for the bunkhouse foundation. Our southern and...

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Glenbow Town and Quarry Blog
By ASA Calgary Centre / June 9, 2017

Glenbow Week 4

It’s been another week full of surprises at Glenbow. Monica Webster found the quest for the Glenbow bunkhouse irresistible and...

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Glenbow Town and Quarry Blog
By ASA Calgary Centre / June 4, 2017

Glenbow Week 3

What a successful week out at Glenbow Ranch! Our continued search for the bunkhouse got off to a great start with...

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Glenbow Town and Quarry Blog
By ASA Calgary Centre / May 26, 2017

Glenbow Week 2

  Despite the chaotic weather, we had a successful second week of excavations.  We opened a third unit full of artifacts with the...

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Glenbow Town and Quarry Blog
By ASA Calgary Centre / May 19, 2017

Glenbow Week 1

The 2017 excavations started on the Glenbow Town and Quarry project. This week we began our search for the bunkhouse...

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Visit Glenbow Project’s Co-Director Shari Peyerl’s Blog on the site!

May 2014 –Digging Up Stories in Your Own Backyard

June 2014 –Glenbow Town and Quarry Project

September 2015 –Reining It In at Glenbow Ranch: Confessions of an Archaeologist

October 2015 –Hunting for Ghostly Remains at Glenbow Workers’ Quarters

November 2015 –Old Stones and New Views: the Use of Futuristic Technology on an Historic Site

Dec 2015 –Gifts from Gophers: Another Coincidence Occurs at Glenbow

July 2016 –Wedded to Fashion: How Clothing Styles Reveal History

Dec 2016 –Christmases Past: Holiday Photos from Glenbow

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