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"Along the Wapiti." Wapiti River Historical Society. Editors: Joan G. Yates, Audrey J. Lowe. Ronalds Western Printing Ltd. Edmonton, Canada. 1981. A history book of local people who homesteaded in the northwestern area of Alberta along the Wapiti River. Communities: Aspen Dale, Aspen Ridge, Dimsdale, Flying Shot, Grovedale, Klondyke Trail, Lucky Tree, Millarston, Pipestone Creek, South Wapiti and Wembley. This book includes an index of surnames. C15

County of Cypress

"Wagon Trails & Pioneer Tales." Bowell to Bowmanton Historical Society, Friesen Printers, 1993. Local history book covering: Bowell, Bowmanton, Box Springs, Chappice Lake, Finn's Lake, Harvest Vale, Lake Valley, Pearsonville, Vale, and "Other Neighbors". CM3

County of Parkland

"ALONG THE FIFTH A History of Stony Plain and District." Compiled by Stony Plain and District Historical Society and published in 1982. A history of the Stony Plain, Alberta, Canada district told through the stories and pictures of the families that settled the area. Two thirds of the book are family histories. LM

County of Red Deer

"Buried Treasures - The History of Elnora, Pine-Lake and Huxley." Elnora History Committee, 1972. History of Elnora, Pine Lake and Huxley. SF3

"Buried Treasures The History of Elnora, Pine Lake and Districts, Volume II." Elnora-Pine Lake History Book Association, 1998. 1. Elnora Region (Alta.)-History. 2. Pine Lake Region (Alta.)-History. SF3

County of Vermilion River

"Trails North of The Saskatchewan." Tulliby Lake History Book Society, Friesens, 1995. History of the County of Vermilion River Lying North of the North Saskatchewan River and the Seekaskootch and Makaoo Reserves and the schools of the reserves and the following school districts, Acomb, Canyon View, Greenvale, North Park (Norway settlers) Onion Lake, St. Margaret, Tulliby Lake and Tulliby Lake Central. LW1