The Pincher Creek and District Historical Society hosted a graveyard tour of Cowley Cemetery on Friday night, August 14. The event was led by Kootenai Brown Pioneer Village (KBPV) curator Farley S. Wuth. Lightning flashed and thunder boomed during the event, cutting short a few dramatic historical readings portraying the lives of those interred. Some folks headed for their cars to leave, others waited in their vehicles for the rain to pass before they ventured out to hear more. The weather reminded those on the tour that the lives of the pioneers resting at this cemetery included dealing with real hardships. Their stories reminded us they were real people with hopes, dreams and obstacles.
KBPV Curator Farley Wuth
|Author and KBPV Education Coordinator Gordon Tolton|
|Cowley Cemetery Tour 2015|
|Francis and Colleen Cyr with hot chocolate for those on the tour|
It's a safe bet Farley will lead a similar expedition into our past in the near future.