Monthly Archives: October 2011

Where is the Resting Knoll?

In the Spirit River area, we don’t often think of our history as one of blood and battles.  Yet before we were all here this place was very different. Take, for example, this entry from the travel journal of Hugh … Continue reading

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Take Time to Reflect

These October nights are beautiful for walking, and lots of people are doing just that.  The darkness is perfect for seeing the stars and northern lights, those fall bonuses you don’t get with the long summer daylight. The darkness brings … Continue reading

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The Legend of Spirit River

Another spooky story about Spirit River! Hugh McIntyre, an early traveller in our area, recorded the origin of Spirit River’s name: The Spirit River runs at the back of the barn thru ravines a hundred feet deep–just a poky little … Continue reading

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Answers to Spirit River Quiz VIII: Guts and Glory

It has been a long time since Town Spirit’s tricky quiz #8 was posted.  It’s about time for the answers!  Just to review, here is the quiz again (followed by the answers): 1.  What Spirit River veteran of WWI received … Continue reading

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Town of Spirit River On Line

The Town of Spirit River may be getting a new website!  This is great news for anyone who likes to be in the loop about our community – that should be all of us! On line updates are immediate, easy … Continue reading

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Hugh McIntyre’s Night of Fright

If you like this post, check out the Ghosts and Legends category for more! Hallowe’en month is upon us, so watch out for plenty of scary Spirit River stories here on Town Spirit! Starting with this one, entered in Hugh … Continue reading

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