Downtown Grande Prairie Presents

Memory Lane

A History of Downtown Grande Prairie from 1914 - 2014

A History of Downtown Grande Prairie from 1914 – 2014

Grande Prairie Downtown Settlement circa 1969

In celebration of the City of Grande Prairie’s 100th Anniversary in 2014, the Downtown
Association invites you to experience the history of Grande Prairie by taking a walk down
Memory Lane, the Downtown Association’s legacy to the history of Grande Prairie.

This tour offers historical facts and information
about many of the buildings, businesses and events you will see on the tour.

Grande Prairie Downtown Settlement circa 1969

Take a walk down Memory Lane

In celebration of the City of Grande Prairie’s 100th Anniversary in 2014, the Downtown Association invites you to experience the history of Grande Prairie by taking a walk down Memory Lane, the Downtown Association’s legacy to the history of Grande Prairie.

Stroll down 100th Avenue, from 99th Street to 102 Street and you will find 36 large photos displayed in store windows, and 15 permanent plaques on buildings, depicting Downtown Grande Prairie over the last 100 years. This tour book offers historical facts and information about many of the buildings, businesses and events you will see on the tour. You can also follow along on your smartphone at GPTour.ca.

Memory Lane is a collaborative effort between the Downtown Association, South Peace Regional Archives (SPRA), Peace Country Historical Society, and imageDESIGN.