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Alberta, Canada

Remington Carriage Museum - Enjoy life before the horseless carriage. This interpretive centre will whisk you back to the "horse and buggy" days! Enjoy a "Day at the Races", carriage making; harness a horse; circle the wagons at a prairie campfire, discover the elegance of the coachman driven Landau. Meet the quarter horses, Clydesdales, Canadians and Percherons that make up the horse herd or relax in a carriage and tour the grounds with an interpreter (summers only). One of the largest collections of horse-drawn vehicles in North America, where restoration of original horse-drawn vehicles is an ongoing process. Complimentary guided tours run on a regular schedule for the public. Open: May 16-Sept. 1. daily 9 am-8 pm; Sept. 2-May 15, daily 9 am-5 pm. Location: 623 Main St., Admission: Adults: $6.50. Children (17 years and under): $3.00. Children (six and under): Free. Seniors: $5.50 Family: $15. Half price Tuesday during low season. Phone: (403) 653-5139. Fax: (403) 653-5160. C.O. Card Home and Museum - This is the original log cabin of Charles Ora Card - leader of the 40 Mormon families who immigrated here from Utah in 1887. The Museum is designated as a Provincial Historic Site. Open: June-Aug. Admission: By donation. Phone:(403) 653-4322.

Courthouse Museum and Archives - The longest used courthouse in Alberta was built of local stone quarried at the Cardston Stone Quarry.Open: June-Sept. Admission: By donation. Phone:(403) 653-4322

Alberta Temple - This marble structure was the first Mormon temple located in Canada and features beautifully landscaped grounds. Visitor's centre offers films and pictures showing the interior of the temple. Located at 348 - 3rd St., W. Phone:(403) 653-3552.

Police Outpost Provincial Park - Most southerly of Alberta's provincial parks, located on a small lake on the International Boundary near the mountains. A police outpost was set up in the area in 1891 to control smuggling. Location: SW of Cardston on Hwy. 2. Phone: (403) 653-2522 (campground).

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