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Settlement Tales of West Central Alberta: the Markerville Story - Morkeberg, Carl

Settlement Tales of West Central Alberta: the Markerville Story - Morkeberg, Carl

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Clean, tight, unmarked; gift inscription on title page; otherwise absolute minimal wear; appears unread; A series of weekly articles by the manager of the Markerville Creamery originally published in the Innisfail Province between 1967 and 1972. These entertaining and informative front-page articles recount the colourful history of the Markerville area from 1888 to the late 1960s. Included here are family histories, comical anecdotes, and inspiring stories drawn from the country west of Innisfail, including Tindastroll, Heckla, Hola, Dickson, Spruce View, Raven, Kevisville, Stauff er, Caroline, Ricinus and the districts of Craing, Happy Hill, New Hill and Diamond Valley. First published under the title Markerville Story in 1980: now reprinted by the Central Alberta Historical Society with a foreword by Don Johnson, Carl Morkeberg's nephew and drawings by Markerville artist, Marie Sweinson, Illustrations, historical photographs, footnotes and sidebars have been added to clarify obscure concepts to a new generation.
Very Good
Paperback
Central Alberta Historical Society
2008
Red Deer, AB

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