Let’s see how much you know about the history of this place…
Once again, the questions, this time with the answers.
1. Where was the first government liquor store in the Peace?
Pouce Coupe. It was a very civilized place – perhaps that’s why they were the first to enjoy government approved liquor sales.
2. How long has the route between Whitecourt and Valleyview been an all weather road?
Now known as Highway 43, the Whitecourt to Valleyview all weather road was officially opened on October 26, 1955.
3. What disappeared immediately after the welcoming ceremony for the first train to arrive in Dawson Creek (January 15, 1931)?
The ceremonial golden spike.
4. Who conducted the first recorded Anglican service in the region ( at Flying Shot Lake in 1906)?
Rev. Murdoch Johnston of Spirit River. His parish was vast.
Hope you did well 🙂