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First Picnic at Chippewa Park - 1921

 
Title: First Picnic at Chippewa Park
Date: July 16, 1921
Creators: Daily Times-Journal

Description: Mayor Dennis and Mrs. Dennis held the first picnic at the newly named Chippewa Park.
Series: 121, Fort William Parks & Recreation Files
Location: 4800-07



Canadian Car Picnic - 1955



Canadian Car Picnic - 1955 - Photographs

Title: Nearly 5,000 Enjoy Canadian Car Picnic
Date: July 12, 1955
Creators:
Unknown
Description: The Canadian Car and Foundry Ltd. holds its twelfth annual picnic at Chippewa Park. Over 5,000 employees and family members are in attendance.
Series: 121, Fort William Parks & Recreation Files
Location: TBA 4800-28

 

Cottagers to Relocate - 1961

Title: Chippewa Park Cottagers May Have to Relocate Soon
Date: February 8, 1961
Creators: John Friesen, Times-Journal
Description: The article notes that 18 campers will be asked to relocate, as the City of Fort William is repurposing the land for the Chippewa Park expansion. The City was leasing the land as an inexpensive alternative to other camping sites in the area.  
Series: 121, Fort William Parks & Recreation Files
Location: 4800-07  

 

 

 

Picnickers Jamming Facilities - 1961

 
Title:
Picnickers are Jamming Chippewa's Facilities
Date: June 1961
Creators: John Friesen, Times-Journal

Description: More than 10 000 people visited Chippewa Park one weekend in the summer of 1961. This article explores the results and possible causes.
Series: 121, Fort William Parks & Recreation Files
Location: TBA 4800-28

 

 

A Beautiful Playground - ca. 1965

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Title: "Beautiful Playground" Article Praises Chippewa Park
Date: June 1961
Creators: Times-Journal
Description: H. J. Christian, an employee with the Department of Energy and Resources Management, says Chippewa has a "beautiful playground, both bustling and captivating."
Series: 121, Fort William Parks & Recreation Files
Location: TBA 4800-28



Girl Scouts Make Trek - 1965

 

 

 

 

Title: Girl Scouts Make Circle Trek
Date: July 13, 1965
Creators: Times-Journal
Description: These twelve girl scouts show their mettle as they complete their third annual hike. The 1965 17 mile hike is part of a large course, and it will take another seven years for the cadettes to complete it.
Series: 121, Fort William Parks & Recreation Files
Location: TBA 4800-28     

 

 

 

Toboggan Runs at Chippewa - 1968

Title: Many Enjoy City-Operated Toboggan Runs at Chippewa Park
Date: November 1968
Creators: Unknown
Description: In the wintertime, toboggan routes are open at Chippewa Park.
Series: 121, Fort William Parks & Recreation Files
Location: TBA 4800-28

 

 

Dominion Day Aerial Display - 1969

 

Dominion Day Aerial Display - 1969 Page 2

Title: For Dominion Day / Watching Aerial Display
Date: July 2, 1969
Creators: Times-Journal
Description: Children and adults enjoy the annual fireworks on Dominion Day (now Canada Day) at Chippewa Park.
Series: 121, Fort William Parks & Recreation Files
Location: TBA 4800-28