Good news everyone! From the Brooks Bulletin, intrepid scribe Rob Brown informs the masses that the Province of Alberta has approved Vulcan County’s application for a historical marker at the site of the former Village of Bow City (reproduced below). A big thank you is owed to Liza Dawber and Vulcan County for their work approving […]
The story of Forgotten Alberta
On March 14, I was privileged to join a diverse lineup of presenters at Medicine Hat’s Esplanade Heritage and Cultural Centre for the second Pecha Kucha Night of 2014. It was an interesting and informative night for all involved, and I’d like to thank Pecha Kucha organizers for inviting me to present. For those who […]
Top Instagram shots from 2013 – #5
5. Summer storm at sunset, south of Brooks (2013) Mix a thunderstorm and sunset, and this is what you a get: a dramatic mammatus cloud formation moving through south of Brooks on the eve of the 2013 Forgotten Alberta Road Trip.
Bow City – The village born unlucky
Many thanks to the Historical Society of Alberta, and the legendary Mr. Hugh Dempsey, CM, for the opportunity to share a decade’s worth of research on the former village of Bow City. Below is the piece in its entirety in the Winter 2012 edition of Alberta History: Bow City Alberta History (Refresh if iFrame does not appear)