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History: Honouring a Farmer-Poet

Abridged from the January 1951
 issue of Canadian Cattlemen

Honouring a Farmer-Poet By Kerry Wood, Red Deer, Alta. Four hundred farmers and their families met on Labor Day to stage one of the most unique ceremonies ever held in Western Canada, when the pioneer Icelandic community of Markerville in Central Alberta unveiled a monument honoring the famous farmer-poet, Stephan G. Stephansson. Dominion, provincial, and […] Read more