Telegraphs were once a common way for people to communicate over long distances. Most towns in Alberta had a telegraph office, usually in the train station. Unlike phones, you can’t speak into a telegraph— messages have to be sent over the telegraph wires using electrical signals and a special code called Morse code. Complete this quest and the included activities to learn all about how messages were sent with telegraphs!
As part of Stage 2 of Alberta’s Open For Summer Plan, the Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village will reopen on June 19 at reduced visitor capacity. Please read our guidelines before your visit.