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Bow City getting village status historical marker
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 […]
Top Instagram shots from 2013 – #3
3. The cemetery at Travers, Alberta (2010) This photo was taken in early August 2010 on the final leg of that year’s Forgotten Alberta Road Trip. The visit to Travers Cemetery was a pilgrimage of sorts for me, as four generations of my family have been laid to rest here over the span of a […]
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)