My Dearest Belle: First World War Letters

I work for Parks Canada at a national historic site. One of our “sister sites” is sharing a series of letters that I thought may interest some of my readers. You can follow the series on the Fort Rodd Hill and Fisgard Lighthouse National Historic Sites’ facebook page. Here is the introduction to the series.…

1965 postcard Jasper Banff hightway

Parks Day tribute: 1965 Jasper Banff Highway postcard

Today is Parks Day, so I thought I’d share a postcard from the Jasper Banff Highway from 1965. My great aunt really looked forward to her roadtrips with a few girlfriends, and in 1965 they took “the west” by storm. Like most tourists, they were on a quest to see some wildlife, but no luck…