- STAFF PICKS
- GIFTS + GIFT CARDS
- SELL BOOKS
- FIND A STORE
New Mass Market
Ships from International Warehouse (read more)
available for shipping only
Not available for In-store Pickup
My Valley the Kananaskisby Ruth Oltmann
Synopses & Reviews
This updated Valley of Rumours relates the fascinating history of Alberta's Kananaskis Valley from the Neolithic Indians to the present-day tourist. In the mid 1800s Sinclair and Palliser travelled the valley in search of a pass across the Rocky Mountains. Later the valley was a source of lumber, coal and power, and POWs were housed in the valley during WW II. Nowadays the valley is part of Kananaskis Country, a wildland recreation area. The author has pieced together the story through archival records and by talking with people who have lived and worked in the valley.
Kananaskis, Vallâee de la (Alb.) Histoire.
What Our Readers Are Saying
History and Social Science » Canada » General