|DVD Time Code = 01 34 11|
|Location: Calgary, AB, Royal Canadian Legion #1, 116 7th Ave SE|
|GPS: 51d 2m 48.06s -114d 3m 42.18s|
|Map / Satellite Image: Google Link|
|Site Name: Dance Hall (Interior)|
The dining area is open for lunch (check for specials posted outside), but most of the door attendants will admit friendly visitors at other times.
Though recently threatened by the construction of yet another steel and glass office tower for Alberta’s booming oil companies, this historically significant building appears to have fended off the wrecking ball, for now. See:
If you are in need of an Alberta map for your Brokeback trip, nearby Mapworld at 102 6th Avenue SW (403) 294-0393 is sure to have it. As you face the Legion Building, walk left (west) to Centre St., turn right (north) on Centre and walk to 6th Avenue. Mapworld is on the SW corner.
Calgary’s Glenbow Museum (130 9th Avenue SE) falls far short of its potential to tell the story of western Canada’s unique history but, for history buffs, is certainly worth a visit. See:
Pictures of surrounding area: