Archives and Museum

Local nameArchives and Museum
LocationEdmonton, Canada

McKay Avenue School is a historic site in Edmonton, Alberta. Designed by architect Henry Denny Johnson, the school was completed in 1905, the year that Alberta became a province. The Alberta Legislature had not been built, so the provincial assembly had to find other quarters for its proceedings. In 1906 and 1907, the third floor of the building was used for the first two working sessions of the Alberta Legislative Assembly. Important bills passed in those sessions include confirming Edmonton as the provincial capital, the founding of the University of Alberta, establishment of provincial courts, and the provision of charters for several railway companies.

It was named after Dr. William MacKay, a physician for the Hudson's Bay Company.

Tags SchoolMuseum
Download Download See more

More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/McKay_Avenue_School

Official Website http://archivesmuseum.epsb.ca/

Address 99 Avenue NW 10425, T5K 0E5 Edmonton

Coordinates 53°32'13.192" N -113°29'59.564" E

Sygic Travel - A Travel Guide in Your Pocket

Download for free and plan your trips with ease
Enter your mobile phone number to receive a direct link to download the app:
Or just search for \"Sygic Travel\" in App Store or Google Play.
Sygic Travel Maps The world's first map app tailored for travelers
Use the app Not now