Lebel Mansion Rose Garden.

On a recent trip to Pincher Creek, Alberta, it was absolutely imperative that we stop at the historical Lebel Mansion and view the rose garden created and maintained by the Oldman Rose Society. It was a good thing there weren’t any other visitors, as I couldn’t stop making appreciative “ooh” and “ahh” noises. Also, I may have drooled a little.

A few highlights:

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‘Never Alone’ 

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‘Prairie Snowdrift’

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‘Campfire’

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‘Morden Snow Beauty’ 

And here is the beautiful mansion, built in 1910 by a local merchant named Timothee Lebel. He lived there until 1924, when he donated the building to a religious order and it became a hospital. It now houses an art gallery and several studios for artists.

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17 thoughts on “Lebel Mansion Rose Garden.

  1. what a lovely afternoon! The roses are so pretty, and that house! Wonderful. Were you able to go inside? So glad it’s still being used.

    • Unfortunately, when we arrived, the art gallery/studios had just closed up for the day. But next time we travel there, we will definitely stop again. I would love to see the interior of the house and take a look at all the artwork.

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