dinsdag 10 juli 2012

Medalta Potteries

The Historic Clay district part III
Set against the dramatic cliffs of the South Saskatchewan River in Medicine Hat Alberta, the 150-acre Historic Clay District was once home to the earliest industry in Western Canada. Today the history of the once-dominant pottery & clay industry is being revived with the iconic Medalta Potteries National Historic Site providing the setting for a living, working museum.
Visitors to Medalta have the opportunity to walk the same path as the men & women who once worked in the factory. Today, the factory has been transformed into a museum showcasing the people and industry that made Medicine Hat. The Working Pottery makes replica Medalta pottery for sale in our gift shop – visitors can actually enter the studio and speak with workers.

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