SUNALTA COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION

1627, 10 Avenue SW

Calgary, AB, Canada
T3C 0J7

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General Inquiries: 

info@sunalta.net

Rental Inquires:

kelsey@sunalta.net

Program Inquiries:

angie@sunalta.net

TERRITORIAL ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

We are located on traditional territories of the Blackfoot and the people of the Treaty 7 region in Southern Alberta, which includes the Siksika, the Piikuni, the Kainai, the Tsuut’ina and the Iyethka Nakoda First Nations, including Chiniki, Bearspaw, and Wesley First Nation. The City of Calgary is also home to Métis Nation of Alberta, Region III. Respectfully, we acknowledge that we share the land as people of Treaty 7.

THE HICKLE HOUSE

This home at 1705–13th Ave. S.W. has been well cared for throughout its almost ninety years. It is one of only a handful of homes in Sunalta with an original stone veranda. 

 

The building has a wonderful history. Raleigh Pearl Hickle (1873-1963), a contractor and farmer from Indiana, his wife Della Dora Dawson (1880-1965) and their daughter Ruth Estella (1901-1995) came to Calgary in 1910. Their first home was at 1916–12th Ave. S.W. They also owned a farm in Delacour. In 1921 Raleigh built the house at 1705 – 13th Ave. S.W. and it remained in the family until the passing of Della in 1965. Ruth Hickle never married, and was a Calgary school teacher.

 

Do you have questions about Sunalta’s history that you’d like answered for the next issue? Contact Riki at 245-0246 or rikiwinkler@shaw.ca.

 

 

 

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