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Happy Holidays. Christmas wreath on the Field of Crosses cenotaph adjacent Memorial drive on display until the New Year. Lest we forget.
Dozens of volunteers spent three weekends washing, organizing and bundling nearly 3400 crosses of those Southern Albertans who made the ultimate sacrifice. Global Television was there to share the story and the personal connection many volunteers had to the crosses. Click the link to see the story: https://globalnews.ca/video/4583093/calgary-volunteers-prepare-for-field-of-crosses-absolutely-amazing
This year is the 10th anniversary of the Field of Crosses and the 100th anniversary of the armistice that ended the First World War. November 11th: A Remembrance day ceremony will be held at the Field of Crosses commencing at 10:30 a.m.. The ceremony will be one to remember and include: 10:00 a.m. 300 […]
The City of Calgary has hired a herd of goats to browse the grass on the heights overlooking the Field of Crosses. This “Green solution” it is hoped will return the slopes to their original grasses. Non-native grasses and weeds are a veritable Goat buffet. The Field of Crosses has a close partnership with the […]
MURRAY MCCANN: CITIZEN OF THE YEAR. Congratulations to Murray McCann, founder of the Field of Crosses, recently honoured by the City of Calgary as Calgary’s citizen of the Year. Click link for Calgary Herald’s coverage. Murray McCann, founder of Field of Crosses, named Citizen of the Year
Honouring Those Who Serve - Remembrance Day 2017 - The City of Calgary
Click to watch video. Calgarians are invited to attend a series of sunrise and sunset ceremonies at the Field of Crosses Memorial Project starting on Wednesday. The annual display along Memorial Drive includes over 3,400 white crosses, each representing a southern Alberta soldier killed in action. The sunrise and sunset ceremonies run for 11 days from Nov. […]
Click to watch the video. For the first time this year, people gathered at the Field of Crosses on Memorial Drive in Calgary on Wednesday to pay their respects to Southern Alberta's fallen soldiers. More than 3,400 white crosses, each bearing the name of a man or woman who gave their life in service, have [...]
Click to watch video. It was a big task for staff and students from Delta West Academy: out in the chilly air Monday morning adorning 3,400 crosses with donated poppies at Calgary’s Field of Crosses on Memorial Drive. Students from kindergarten to high school grades at the school participated in the project. Some of the students are […]