Industry & Land

Stories from the Kootenai Brown Pioneer Village Archives

HISTORICAL TRAGEDIES OF THE BEAVER MINES COAL INDUSTRY

Although resource extraction brought economic good times to this settlement nestled in the foothills to the west, local coal mining was not without its tragedies and loss of life.

BEAVER MINES’ RESOURCE HERITAGE: A SAMPLING OF THOSE PRE-FIRST WORLD WAR COAL MINERS

Meet the Coal Miners of Beaver Mines Before the First World War.

DOMINION LAND AGENCY, A.E. COX LAND OFFICE

Arthur Edgar Cox was the premier Dominion Land Agent for this unique southwestern corner of the Canadian Prairies.

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Admission

Low Season (August 31, 2020 - May 21, 2021):

Adults: $12,  Seniors: $10,  Youth (7-17: $6,

6 & Under Free.  Family (2 adults & up to 4 youth): $30

High Season (May 22, 2021 - August 29, 2021:

Adults: $14,  Seniors: $12,  Youth (7-17: $7.50,

6 & Under Free.  Family (2 adults & up to 4 youth): $35

Please no pets, only Service animals allowed

Hours

Low Season Hours:** Monday - Friday 10:00 am to 4: 30 pm

 (August 31, 2020 - May 21, 2021)

Closed weekends and holidays. 

**Village accessibility pending weather and snow/ice conditions - please call first (most Village buildings not heated)

High Season Hours: Daily 10:00 am to 6:00pm 

(May 22, 2021 - August 29, 2021)

Tel: 403 627-3684

1037 Bev McLachlin Drive, Pincher Creek, Ab. T0K 1W0

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