Downtown Olds post-war. The Olds Historical Society preserves our heritage at the Mountain View Museum, located in Uptowne Olds.
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The first ten homesteading families in the Olds area arrived in 1885 and claimed land ten miles north of the future Town of Olds. The first settler to arrive in Olds was David Shannon, in 1890. In 1896, Olds was incorporated as The Village of Olds.

History & Heritage

The Olds Historical Society operates the Mountain View Museum, which vividly tells the story of the settling of the Olds area through various displays. Olds has a fascinating history to discover!

The announcement of the Town of Olds continued participation in the Municipal Heritage Partnership Program (MHPP) was received with great enthusiasm by the community of Olds. By continuing with such projects, the Town is reaffirming its commitment to its past and preservation for future generations.

Town of Olds Heritage Management Plan

National Indigenous Peoples Day Celebrations (2017 & 2018)
Click on theTitles below to watch the video(s)

2018 Opening Ceremony
Hoop Dance Battle - June 22, 2018
Metis Dancers – June 22, 2018
New Blood – June 21, 2018
Metis Presentation – June 21, 2018
NIPD Highlights – June 22, 2018
360 Dancers video 2017
360 Community Round Dance 2017
360 Drum Song and Tipi Story 2017
Opening Ceremony 2017
Aboriginal Day 2017

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