Experience Guide | Tourism Medicine Hat

Historic Downtown Tour

Many buildings in Medicine Hat’s Historic Downtown were constructed, brick by brick, in the early 1900s. Most still stand with modern decor and small shops inside. Take a deep-dive into Medicine Hat's history, and into some of the most prominent buildings in the City. 1 Medicine Hat Courthouse When built from 1919-1920, it was the first of its kind design wise, with a Beaux-Arts Classicism style. The building was designated a Provincial Historic Resource in 1978 and added to the Canadian Register of Historic Places in 2006. 2 St. John’s Presbyterian Church St. John’s Presbyterian Church was the first church build ing in downtown Medicine Hat and also served as the first schoolhouse. The church standing today was officially opened in September 1902, after a woman named Mrs. Blatchford proposed the construction of a new church that could better represent a growing congregation.


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