Forgotten Alberta

Sights and Stories of the Southeast

Bow City – The Halcyon Days

With the arrival of Herbert Chandler Pierce, the townsite at Bow City really began to take off. H.C. Pierce-a farmer, real estate agent, Liberal M.P.P. (Member of Provincial Parliament) for Wadena, SK., and secretary-treasurer of the H.C. Pierce Land Co. Pierce-breezed into Bow City in early 1913 after acquiring the west half of 10-17-17 W4 […]


    Drawing on 100+ years of family history in southeastern Alberta, Prairie Post columnist Jonathan Koch highlights the region's almost forgotten pioneer-era people and places.

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