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!
The Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village is now closed to the general public for the season. We remain open for advance school bookings only.