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Arriving at the 6th Siding
Mountain View Museum (Olds Historical Society)
Olds , Alberta


seekers, and businessmen that
decided, like Shannon, to
make their new life in and
near Olds.
   Sourcing books, records,
diary entries, letters,
images, family memories
(written and oral), we look
into these settlers' lives,
their challenges, their

leisure, their tools and
technologies that helped them
to successfully build Olds.
   "In less than fifteen
years, a little empty spot on
the virgin prairie had been
transformed to a vibrant
centre of farming and
lumbering, served by a
progressive business

community which now stood
ready to assume the status of
a town” [from The History of
Olds and Area, published by
History Committee–Town of

   Homestead Maps by Jeffery

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