Category Archives: ghosts and legends

12 Foot Davis

Henry Fuller “12 Foot” Davis was a man who seemed larger than life, but that’s not how he got the nickname.  That came from a lucky strike. Davis, originally from Vermont, was a man in search of adventure in the … Continue reading

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Paddle To Expo

You wouldn’t expect ten men from the Peace Country to make much of a splash at a World’s Fair, but just such a ripple spread all the way across the country to Expo ’67.  Sometimes the journey is more important … Continue reading

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Dr. William Greene

Many men and women who were early residents of the Peace Region are admired for their tough pioneering spirit, their bravery and tenacity in the face of the vast, cold north.  A few early comers had even more than that … Continue reading

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12 Foot Davis

If you are planning on taking in some local history this summer, or maybe taking some visitors to see the sights, you might want a quick refresher on the famous characters of the Peace Country.  Of course, 12 Foot Davis … Continue reading

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The Legend of Chimeroo

There are many striking rock formations in the Peace River valley, jutting out from the soft sandy soil and spotted with orange lichen, but there is one with a name, “The Keeper of the Peace”, that has carried a legend … Continue reading

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The Bedaux Expedition

Well, it never got an Oscar, but there was no lack of drama. This is the story of a hare-brained adventure cooked up by an eccentric millionaire in search of excitement, publicity, notoriety… who really knows what sort of goals … Continue reading

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The Case of the Five Decade Fugitive

One more addendum to the story of Spirit River and the Wild West Saga: The FBI posts Bytes Out of History and this one, The Five-Decade Fugitive Case, is one you’ll be familiar with if you keep up with Town … Continue reading

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