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St. Martin's celebrates its 80th anniversary

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As the church began to deteriorate, it was moved to the old Fort to be part of a park. Unfortunately, it was destroyed by fire by vandals in 1970 before it could be repaired.

An open house will be held on North Peace Museum grounds on Saturday, September 17th from 1-4 p.m. Refreshments will be served and local artists will perform. Attendees can also check out old photos of the museum.

The event is intended to be a celebration of the community that sprung up around the church. It became a community center where meetings, potluck suppers, and bazaars were held.

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Erica Fisher

Erica is a reporter for Moose FM and energeticcity.ca in Fort St. John, B.C. She grew up in Victoria, B.C. and received her Bachelor's Degree in Journalism from Concordia University in Montreal, Quebec.

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