By Ken Favrholdt – Original History of Claresholm- Source by CLP
History of Claresholm can be found in this early promotional brochure in the Claresholm Museum’s archives extolls the virtues of the community in 1910. Only five years after Claresholm became incorporated as a town, it was a thriving place.
According to the brochure, the population mushroomed from 65 in 1905 to over 2,000 in 1910. There were waterworks, electric light, a public school, “and every line of business including