Museum of the Highwood
High River, Alberta

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Listen Up! Musical Memories of the Highwood




December 26,1885. Such lovely weather. I never saw the like at this time of the year. We got ready for the dance and then rode down in the cart to Mr. Smithy's as Papa wanted to get some oats. Then we got out and walked, or rather ran the rest of the way and the [Chinook] wind pushed us along. So. We had a splendid time. I don't know how often I danced. Willie danced three times, the first time he ever danced, two quadrilles and one circassian circle. There were lots of ladies, 9 rigs came from Calgary...


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