New book shows history of Lethbridge through photos

With more than 130 photographs, many of them seen here for the first time, Lethbridge: A History in Pictures offers a stunning portrait of this one-of-a-kind Alberta city and the country around it.

People can now read and look at the history of Lethbridge in a new book recently released.

Lethbridge: A History in Pictures was published in partnership between McIntyre-Purcell Publishers and the Lethbridge Historical Society, with writings from four local authors who are all part of that organization.

Bobbie Fox, Lorien Johansen, George Kuhl, and Belinda Crowson have put together a “definitive photographic account” of this city which goes back many, many decades.

The book has more than 130 photos, showing numerous interesting facts and stories about Lethbridge, some of these photographs date back to the late 1800's.

If you'd like to check out the book for yourself you can find it at  the Galt Museum, Chapters, Analog Books, Stubbs Pharmacy, Club Cigar Store, and the U of L Bookstore. Or check it out online.


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