Bragg Creek is named after Albert Warren Bragg from Collingwood, Nova Scotia and his 14 year old brother John Thomas who homesteaded in the area from 1885. Fire had stripped the land of trees leaving verdant open land particularly suited to ranching. However very few of the settlers remained for long; it was a beautiful and unspoiled area but isolation made life difficult particularly through the winter months.
For the white people who remained, trade with the Stoney Indians (also known as the Nakoda First Nation) was an important part of life. Beaded clothing and furs were exchanged. The Bragg Creek Trading Post on White Avenue stands on the site of the original trading post.
Our Next Event
- Bragg Creek Performing Arts presents MG3 – Montreal Guitar Trio
March 07, 2015 (20:00)
- Bragg Creek Chamber of Commerce General Meeting
March 18, 2015 (19:00)
- TASTE OF BRAGG CREEK
March 27, 2015 (17:00 - 21:00)
- Bragg Creek Performing Arts presents Charlie A’Court
April 11, 2015 (20:00)