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The oldest building in Grande Prairie: The Forbes Homestead and Pioneer Hospital a unique piece of our history

June 29, 2023

By: Jesse Boily, Local Journalism Initiative

Among the many homes in Grande Prairie’s Hillside community sits a place of historical significance to the region.  Hidden behind some trees, visitors are welcomed at the gate bearing the name of its founder, Reverend Alexander Forbes.  The building was one of the region's first hospitals, with six beds and a dirt floor. Compare that […]

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