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Sam Steele Days - Cranbrook
Jun 16, 2018
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June 14-17. Fun for the whole family ... parade, art exhibit, youth ambassador pageant, logger sports show, pancake breakfast, barbecues, fastball, disc golf & bocce tournaments, entertainment gardens, talent showcase, face painting, kids inflatable funland, strongman competition and much more!
Who was Sam Steele?
A legendary figure in the history of the Canadian West, Superintendent Sam Steele was head of D-Division, North-West Mounted Police when they marched to Kootenay Post in 1887. Choosing a site for the post near Galbraith's Ferry, Steele dispensed justice and defused the tensions that had initiated a NWMP presence in the area.
Check the website for event times and details. Annual event every third weekend in June.