Downtown Olds post-war. The Olds Historical Society preserves our heritage at the Mountain View Museum, located in Uptowne Olds.
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The first ten homesteading families in the Olds area arrived in 1885 and claimed land ten miles north of the future Town of Olds. The first settler to arrive in Olds was David Shannon, in 1890. In 1896, Olds was incorporated as The Village of Olds.

History & Heritage

The Olds Historical Society operates the Mountain View Museum, which vividly tells the story of the settling of the Olds area through various displays. Olds has a fascinating history to discover!

The announcement of the Town of Olds continued participation in the Municipal Heritage Partnership Program (MHPP) was received with great enthusiasm by the community of Olds. By continuing with such projects, the Town is reaffirming its commitment to its past and preservation for future generations.

Town of Olds Heritage Management Plan

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