Grande Prairie County Fair Centennial Parade

GP County Fair 100 Years of Settlement Centennial Anniversary Celebration - Evergreen Park, Grande Prairie, Alberta, Canada | SAMTSAI.COM

FROM SURVEY TO TODAY

Celebrating 100 Years of Growth — The survey of 1909-1919 created the last great agricultural land rush in North America as it made available for ownership new fertile land to prospective settlers. Until the survey was complete the land could only be squatted upon.

This was the beginning of successful agricultural operations in the Peace Country. The development of churches, schools, community halls, roads, railways, and eventually a city, several towns, a village, and hamlets followed.

The Old-time County Fair will pay tribute to the significance the survey has had on the development of the region right up until today. Part of the celebration will be to recognize the families who are still in possession of the original piece of property that was settled upon by their ancestors in 1909-1910.

The parade and agricultural exhibits were not as splendid as Beaverlodge Centennial Celebration. Although there were many people going to the fair, I thought there should be more since City of Grande Prairie has at least 50,000 people in comparison to Beaverlodge”s 2000 residents. :(

GP County Fair Parade Photos

Events & Schedule: RCMP at GP County Fair Parade for 100 Years of Settlement Centennial Anniversary Celebration - Evergreen Park, Grande Prairie, Alberta, Canada | SAMTSAI.COM

August 29, 2009: RCMP

Events & Schedule: Grande Prairie Marching Band at GP County Fair Parade for 100 Years of Settlement Centennial Anniversary Celebration - Evergreen Park, Grande Prairie, Alberta, Canada | SAM TSAI . COM

August 29, 2009: Grande Prairie Marching Band

Events & Schedule: MP Chris Warkentin at GP County Fair Parade for 100 Years of Settlement Centennial Anniversary Celebration - Evergreen Park, Grande Prairie, Alberta, Canada | SAMTSAI.COM

August 29, 2009: Chris Warkentin - Your Member of Parliament for Peace River

Events & Schedule: Town of Beaverlodge Giant Beaver Parade Float at GP County Fair Parade for 100 Years of Settlement Centennial Anniversary Celebration - Evergreen Park, Grande Prairie, Alberta, Canada | SAM TSAI . COM

August 29, 2009: Town of Beaverlodge Giant Beaver parade float. I can see some familiar faces here. :D

Events & Schedule: Town of Wembly Dinosaur Parade Float at GP County Fair Parade for 100 Years of Settlement Centennial Anniversary Celebration - Evergreen Park, Grande Prairie, Alberta, Canada | SAMTSAI.COM

August 29, 2009: Town of Wembly Dinosaur parade float

Events & Schedule: Town of Beaverlodge Giant Beaver Parade Float at GP County Fair Parade for 100 Years of Settlement Centennial Anniversary Celebration - Evergreen Park, Grande Prairie, Alberta, Canada | SAM TSAI . COM

August 29, 2009: GP County Fair Parade at Evergreen Park

Events & Schedule: Celebrating The Old Timers Since 1928 at GP County Fair Parade for 100 Years of Settlement Centennial Anniversary Celebration - Evergreen Park, Grande Prairie, Alberta, Canada | SAMTSAI.COM

August 29, 2009: Celebrating the old timers since 1928

Events & Schedule: Fairview College Campus at GP County Fair Parade for 100 Years of Settlement Centennial Anniversary Celebration - Evergreen Park, Grande Prairie, Alberta, Canada | SAM TSAI . COM

August 29, 2009: Fairview College Campus

Events & Schedule: GP County Fair Parade for 100 Years of Settlement Centennial Anniversary Celebration - Evergreen Park, Grande Prairie, Alberta, Canada | SAMTSAI.COM

August 29, 2009: GP County Fair Parade



Events & Schedule: GP County Fair Parade for 100 Years of Settlement Centennial Anniversary Celebration - Evergreen Park, Grande Prairie, Alberta, Canada | SAM TSAI . COM

August 29, 2009: GP County Fair Parade

Events & Schedule: Willow Bar Ranch at GP County Fair Parade for 100 Years of Settlement Centennial Anniversary Celebration - Evergreen Park, Grande Prairie, Alberta, Canada | SAMTSAI.COM

August 29, 2009: Willow Bar Ranch

Events & Schedule: 2010 Arctic Winter Games at GP County Fair Parade for 100 Years of Settlement Centennial Anniversary Celebration - Evergreen Park, Grande Prairie, Alberta, Canada | SAM TSAI . COM

August 29, 2009: The 2010 Arctic Winter Games

Events & Schedule: 2010 Arctic Winter Games at GP County Fair Parade for 100 Years of Settlement Centennial Anniversary Celebration - Evergreen Park, Grande Prairie, Alberta, Canada | SAMTSAI.COM

August 29, 2009: The 2010 Arctic Winter Games

Events & Schedule: 2010 Arctic Winter Games at GP County Fair Parade for 100 Years of Settlement Centennial Anniversary Celebration - Evergreen Park, Grande Prairie, Alberta, Canada | SAM TSAI . COM

August 29, 2009: The 2010 Arctic Winter Games



Events & Schedule: 2010 Arctic Winter Games at GP County Fair Parade for 100 Years of Settlement Centennial Anniversary Celebration - Evergreen Park, Grande Prairie, Alberta, Canada | SAMTSAI.COM

August 29, 2009: The 2010 Arctic Winter Games

Events & Schedule: EXIT Realty Dave White at GP County Fair Parade for 100 Years of Settlement Centennial Anniversary Celebration - Evergreen Park, Grande Prairie, Alberta, Canada | SAM TSAI . COM

August 29, 2009: EXIT Realty Dave White

Events & Schedule: Old Time Vehicle at GP County Fair Parade for 100 Years of Settlement Centennial Anniversary Celebration - Evergreen Park, Grande Prairie, Alberta, Canada | SAMTSAI.COM

August 29, 2009: Old Time Vehicle

Events & Schedule: GP County Fair Parade for 100 Years of Settlement Centennial Anniversary Celebration - Evergreen Park, Grande Prairie, Alberta, Canada | SAM TSAI . COM

August 29, 2009: GP County Fair Parade

Events & Schedule: Farming Agricultural Vehicle at GP County Fair Parade for 100 Years of Settlement Centennial Anniversary Celebration - Evergreen Park, Grande Prairie, Alberta, Canada | SAMTSAI.COM

August 29, 2009: Farming Agricultural Vehicle

Events & Schedule: Farming Agricultural Vehicle at GP County Fair Parade for 100 Years of Settlement Centennial Anniversary Celebration - Evergreen Park, Grande Prairie, Alberta, Canada | SAM TSAI . COM

August 29, 2009: Farming Agricultural Vehicle

Events & Schedule: Farming Agricultural Vehicle at GP County Fair Parade for 100 Years of Settlement Centennial Anniversary Celebration - Evergreen Park, Grande Prairie, Alberta, Canada | SAMTSAI.COM

August 29, 2009: Farming Agricultural Vehicle

Events & Schedule: Farming Agricultural Vehicle at GP County Fair Parade for 100 Years of Settlement Centennial Anniversary Celebration - Evergreen Park, Grande Prairie, Alberta, Canada | SAM TSAI . COM

August 29, 2009: Farming Agricultural Vehicle

Events & Schedule: Farming Agricultural Vehicle at GP County Fair Parade for 100 Years of Settlement Centennial Anniversary Celebration - Evergreen Park, Grande Prairie, Alberta, Canada | SAMTSAI.COM

August 29, 2009: Farming Agricultural Vehicle

Events & Schedule: Farming Agricultural Vehicle at GP County Fair Parade for 100 Years of Settlement Centennial Anniversary Celebration - Evergreen Park, Grande Prairie, Alberta, Canada | SAM TSAI . COM

August 29, 2009: Farming Agricultural Vehicle

Map

Exact location of Evergreen Park is indicated by Green Arrow on this map.

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