Experience Guide | Tourism Medicine Hat

HISTORY OF HATTERS Whether someone was born, raised, or moved to Medicine Hat at some point in their life, if the memories made hold a special place in their heart and they created a small impact on the history of the City, they are a Hatter.

Songs about Medicine Hat All Hell for a Base ment by Big Sugar Medicine Hat by Blackie & The Rodeo Kings

Luke Lindoe Canadian potter, painter, sculptor, and business man Luke Lindoe developed his own clay bodies in 1964, invested $5,000 of his own money and $5,000 of credit, and opened Plainsman Clay. At the height of its production, Plainsman Clay was producing five million pounds of clay, shipping across Canada and the United States. The company is still open and sells clay at 702 Wood St. SE.

Barbara Elizabeth "Hope" Johnson Born in 1916, self-taught geologist, paleontolo gist, and fossil collector Barbara Elizabeth "Hope" Johnson became extremely respected nation-wide, receiving an Honorary Doctorate and being recognized as one of fifty women who made an outstanding contribution to Alberta society. Being completely self-taught and a mother to four children, Hope never attended post-secondary education, but has supplied plant specimens to universities and museums for educational and leisure learning nation-wide.

Documentaries about Medicine Hat

Clay, Creativity, & the Comeback by Luke Fandrich, Editing Luke

Books about Medicine Hat

MacKenzie Porter Born and raised on a cattle and bison ranch near Medicine Hat, MacKenzie Porter is currently a Canadian country singer, songwriter, and actress. The artist released her self-titled album, and four songs were Canada Country number ones.

Mark Sakamoto Born and raised in Medicine Hat, Mark Sakamoto recently wrote the award winning book Forgive ness: A Gift From My Grandparents. His book went on to win the CBC Canada Reads competi tion in 2018 and has since been adapted to a live production by playwright Hiro Kanagawa.

All Hell For a Base ment: Medicine Hat, Alberta, 1883-1983 by Ed Gould

At the Archives Reference Services Room at Esplanade Arts & Heritage Centre , you can dig deep into the history of buildings and people who lived in Medicine Hat and Southeast Alberta, with authentic news clippings and other resources.





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