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Little Chicago - Royalties Monument

| Near the Cowboy Trail, Longview, Alberta T0L 1H0, Canada
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Lovey little monument

We stopped here as a last minute decision when we saw the sign just before it indicating there was... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2017
H0nestH0telReview
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Calgary, Canada
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Black Gold. This is where it started.

When heading south out of Black Diamond along the Cowboy Trail, if you pay attention, you will find... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2016
Danielle S
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Okotoks
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28 May 2017
“Lovey little monument”
21 Aug 2016
“Black Gold. This is where it started.”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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| Near the Cowboy Trail, Longview, Alberta T0L 1H0, Canada
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Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

We stopped here as a last minute decision when we saw the sign just before it indicating there was an upcoming point of interest. We were glad to have made the decision to stop, as it was definitely worth the quick pit stop.

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Reviewed 21 August 2016

When heading south out of Black Diamond along the Cowboy Trail, if you pay attention, you will find a corner of Southwest Alberta that is oooozing with history. It actually starts around Black Diamond/Turner Valley and flows south. Just before Longview (also rich with history)...More

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Reviewed 21 July 2016

This little monument is a credit to families who braved certain hardships in the early days of oil. It means little to me, or possibly to anyone who can't show roots to the area, but is a kind gesture expressed by the local community. We...More

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Reviewed 29 July 2015

When driving along the Cowboy Trail (Alberta Highway 22) past Longview, you should definitely watch out for this small memorial and stop for reading the text and looking at the pictures. It is probably easiest to find by the flagpoles on the western side of...More

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