Road Trip: Get Your Kicks on Route 36

Still standing. Kudos to @thelostcanuck and the Ogilvie Wooden Grain Elevator Society for saving this century old landmark in Wrentham #Alberta #Canada #elevator #history #hwy36 #explorealberta A photo posted by Jonathan Koch (@forgotten_alberta) on Mar 4, 2016 at 8:05pm PST On February 27, 2016 I was privileged toattend a celebration in Milk River honouring Dr. Liesl […]

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 […]

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)