Stories from the Kootenai Brown Pioneer Village Archives
FRONTIER CONTRIBUTIONS OF A FEW EARLY COWLEY BUSINESSES
Also slated during the pioneer era as the Eighth Siding, the settlement of Cowley featured a collage of thriving businesses.
A LOOK BACK AT SOME OF THE EARLY BUSINESSES IN BEAVER MINES
This article provides a look at a few of those pioneer businesses that operated during Beaver Mines’ early history.
MOUNTAIN MILL PIONEERS: THE WILFRED AND LOUISA LYNCH FAMILY
In 1905, Bill moved to the Mountain Mill district where he worked as a ranch hand for the McLaren Ranches. A year later, in 1906 he married Louisa Pope.
THE PIONEER COWLEY BUSINESS ENDEAVOURS OF JAMES H. SCHOFIELD
James Schofield is best remembered for his business contributions in Pincher Creek. Lesser known are his business activities in Cowley,
CHRONICLES OF PINCHER CITY FROM THE EARLY 1910s
The pre-First World War era was a boom era for Pincher City, the railway station settlement two miles north of Pincher Creek. It was so much of a boosterism time period that the Canadian Pacific Railway had given the community this intriguing name as an attempt to attract additional settlers and commercial outlets.