Castle Mountain Internment Camp

Castle Mountain Internment Camp (HM5L0)

Location: Queenstown, AB 21658 Division No. 15
Country: Canada

N 51° 17.482', W 115° 58.049'

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During Canada's first national internment operations in World War One, thousands of immigrants from the Austro-Hungarian Empire, the majority of Ukrainian origin, some citizens of Canada, were imprisoned as "enemy aliens". Internment operations lasted from 1914 to 1920. This plaque is in memory of those held at the Castle Mountain camp from 14 July 1915 to 15 July 1917.

Camp D'Internement du Mont-Castle.Lors des premières operations nationale d'internement Durant la première guerre mondiale, des milliers d'immigrants de l'empire austro-hongrois furent internés comme "enemis étrangers". La majorité était de souche ukrainienne et certain des ciyoyens canadiens. L'internement dura de 1914 à 1920. Cette plaque est dédiée à la mémoire de ceux qui furent internés au camp Mont-Castle de 14 juillet 1914 au 15 juillet 1917.

Табір Для Інтернованих "Castle Mountain."Під час першої національної операції інгернувания в Канаді в Пермій світовій війні тисячі імігрантів з Австро-Угорщини, більшість якнх булн україпського походження і деякі з якнх були громалянамн Канфди, ув'язнено як "підданців ворожої". Іпгсрпувзпчя в тривало від 1914 р. до 1920 р. Ця меморіяльна дошка вшановуе пам'ять тих, кого інгерновано в таборі "Castle Mountain" від 14 липня 1915 р. до 15 липня 1917 р.
HM NumberHM5L0
Historical PeriodWW I, 20th Century
Historical PlaceOther
Marker TypeOther
Marker ClassHistorical Marker
Marker StyleMounted
Year Placed1995
Placed ByUkrainian Canadian communities of Banff and Calgary, in cooperation with the Ukrainian Canadian Civil Liberties Association
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 8th, 2014 at 9:12pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)11U E 571995 N 5682733
Decimal Degrees51.29136667, -115.96748333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 51° 17.482', W 115° 58.049'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds51° 17' 28.9200" N, 115° 58' 2.9400" W
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Area Code(s)410, 443
Can be seen from road?No
Is marker in the median?No
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Bow Valley Pkwy, Queenstown AB 21658, CA
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