Friday, April 17, 2009

South Fort George

This is the house I lived in when I was a kid from '67-71. We lived here for a few years. It was in a village called South Fort George on the west bank of the Fraser river just south of where it joins with the Nechako river. It was originally a Baptist church called St Stephens that was built just before the first great war and it was deconsecrated just after the war probably because there were no men any more. They all had died as soldiers for the colonial army at Flanders. My Mom bought the house for cheap, cut off the high church gable, put a normal roof on it and we lived there for a few years before we moved to Vancouver in 1971.

In the picture from the back you can see my sister Jo-Anne lookin out the window.


Dawn Boudreau said...

And it is the house I live in right now. Although it looks a little different. :)

Jo Emery said...

I hope to see it this summer - I'll take a 40-years-later photo!