Settlers' Effects - Prince George - Environmental, Cultural & Social Change from 1805-1972 - 'Building' Foundations
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'Building' Foundations
The rapid construction of buildings in 1913 and 1914 was a reflection of the optimistic enthusiasm in Prince George. Some of the original buildings continue to shape the character of the city today.

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Homes (1900 - 1919) - At first, home was in a tent or log cabin, but eventually settlers built more permanent homes.

Homes (1920 - 1965) - At first, home was in a tent or log cabin, but eventually settlers built more permanent homes.

Businesses (1900 - 1911) - With so many settlers coming to Prince George, there was tremendous opportunity for all types of businesses to grow.

Businesses (1912 - 1919) - With so many settlers coming to Prince George, there was tremendous opportunity for all types of businesses to grow.

Businesses (1920 - 1940) - With so many settlers coming to Prince George, there was tremendous opportunity for all types of businesses to grow.

Businesses (1941 - 1957) - With so many settlers coming to Prince George, there was tremendous opportunity for all types of businesses to grow.

Businesses (1958 - 1965) - With so many settlers coming to Prince George, there was tremendous opportunity for all types of businesses to grow.

Churches - Some of the first buildings in Prince George were churches, where settlers could worship and develop strong community connections.

Community Buildings (1900 - 1939) - With such rapid growth, the town needed many public buildings to meet the service and recreation needs of the settlers.

Community Buildings (1940 - 1965) - With such rapid growth, the town needed many public buildings to meet the service and recreation needs of the settlers.

Schools - To attract families to Prince George, schools needed to be built for the children.

Utilities - Water and electricity were significant conveniences for settlers.



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