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Celebrating History: The Great Northern Stampede

 

Last updated 7/1/2016 at 7:09pm



The Great Northern Stampede was the big news in the papers this week 100 years ago. Lengthy articles outlined the event, announced Canadians and prominent people planning to attend, and said to expect thousands of people competing, workingand observing the big event. So many were planned, that the schools were put into service for the occasion. This article was in the July 1, 1916, issue of The Havre Promoter:

SCHOOL BUILDINGS ARE READY FOR STAMPEDE

The final preparations for handling the Stampede crowd are being made at the schools.

Every available space is being occupied by cots and b...



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