Settlers' Effects - Prince George - Environmental, Cultural & Social Change from 1805-1972 - Life's Labour
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Life's Labour
Many of the people that came to Prince George did so for work. Some built farms on the rich soil along the floodplains of the rivers. Others found employment in the many sawmills that were built in the region.

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Agriculture (1900 - 1919) - Many people made a living by farming the agricultural areas around Prince George.

Agriculture (1920 - 1965) - Many people made a living by farming the agricultural areas around Prince George.

Forest Industry (1900 - 1912) - The Forest Industry has been the mainstay of the Prince George economy for most of the city's history.

Forest Industry (1913 - 1914) - The Forest Industry has been the mainstay of the Prince George economy for most of the city's history.

Forest Industry (1915 - 1921) - The Forest Industry has been the mainstay of the Prince George economy for most of the city's history.

Forest Industry (1922 - 1926) - The Forest Industry has been the mainstay of the Prince George economy for most of the city's history.

Forest Industry (1927 - 1933) - The Forest Industry has been the mainstay of the Prince George economy for most of the city's history.

Forest Industry (1934 - 1946) - The Forest Industry has been the mainstay of the Prince George economy for most of the city's history.

Forest Industry (1947 - 1968) - The Forest Industry has been the mainstay of the Prince George economy for most of the city's history.

Mining - From gold to gravel, the earth was a source for settlers' fortunes.

Industry - Many jobs were created as industrial development increased in the area.



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