“Prairie towns”

Blackie is a hamlet in Alberta, Canada within the Municipal District of Foothills No. 31. It is located approximately 70 kilometres (43 mi) southeast of Calgary on Highway 799.
The community was named after John Stuart Blackie, a Scottish scholar. Previously incorporated as a village on December 30, 1912,[4] Blackie dissolved to hamlet status on August 31, 1997.
As a designated place in 2016, Blackie recorded a population of 314 living in 126 of its 147 total private dwellings.

Gladys, Alberta

We took a drive along Highway 547 south of Calgary. Took the east turn off of Highway 1 after a short while we saw the sign for Gladys i beside the highway. There is a United Church, and across the road is the St. Andrew’s Cemetery with a hall behind and to the left of the United Church. Even google cannot find much more about Gladys Alberta