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Luxton Residence

Luxton Residence

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Built in 1905, this was the home of Norman and Georgina Luxton, both of whom were important figures in Banff's development, as well as friends to the Stoney Indians. Known as "Mr. Banff", Norman Luxton acquired Banff's Crag & Canyon newspaper in 1903. Some of his other enterprises included the Kind Edward Hotel, Sign of the Goat Curio Shop, and the Luxton Museum of the Plains Indian. Georgina Luxton, a member of the missionary McDougall family who worked among the Stoney Indians, is said to have been the first non-native child born in what is now Alberta. Their daughter, Eleanor Luxton, was an engineer and a noted historian and writer. The Luxton Residence, Tanglewood, and Beaver Lodge were all designated as Municipal Historic Resources in 2002.

 


Address

206 Beaver Street


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