NEXT PROGRAM – Delving deeper into early history of Chestermere, on Tuesday February 16th 2pm you are invited to hear about the formation of the lake and building the ‘dam.’ “The Lake and How it Came to Be—from slough to CPR irrigation project to oasis.”
Focusing on the arrival of the railway, William Pearce ‘Father of Irrigation’ and the diversion of the Bow River to create one of the largest projects of its time, this program will set out how Chestermere Lake came to be approximately 1883 to 1910. It will on Zoom, Meeting ID 809 300 1047 and Passcode CHF2011. Everyone welcome, this is family friendly, and for any junior or senior high youngsters a great way to learn more about early days in the Chestermere area.
APPROVAL OF PUBLIC ART – And later that same day February 16th at 4pm CHF will be presenting at City Council for final approval of ‘Word of Mouth’ the historical public art piece using materials from the history of Chestermere from Summer Village to a City. Should you wish to listen in to the presentation go to this webpage from City of Chestermere. ONLY on the day of the meeting will you find a link to join the meeting as a viewer.
Scroll down to ‘upcoming meetings’ a link will appear on the day of the meeting that says ‘view live stream’ if you click that or view the agenda after the meeting has started, you can watch live.
The presentation given Tuesday January 19th 2021 “Historic Sites in Chestermere’ is now available for viewing on the CHF webpage. Historical Sites Video You are encouraged to view this 40 minute presentation and send your feedback via the Contact Us link at www.chestermerehistoricalfoundation.org
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