By the end of 1909, the land boom in the area northeast of present-day Lomond was in full swing. According to a 1937 study by G.H. Craig and J. Proskie entitled “The Acquisition of Land in the Vulcan-Lomond area of Alberta”, more than half of the homesteads and pre-emptions taken in the Lomond District between 1905 and 1935 were claimed in the four-year period following the opening of the area for settlement in 1906.
When one thinks of Alberta, chances are the first thing that comes to mind isn’t Etzikom.
This site is a celebration of southeastern Alberta, the forgotten corner of the province, and its past, present and future.
Welcome to Forgotten Alberta.