Introducing Buttercup the Cow

“[…] Up until the Second World War this area between 55 Street and 60 Street and 112 Avenue to 118 Avenue remained farmland. Clyde Smith, an auctioneer, was the first resident of [Buttercup Farm House] and lived there from 1919 to 1942. His home was named after Buttercup the cow, a resident of the barn at the rear of his property. Henderson’s Directories does not list any neighbour to the Buttercup Farmhouse until 1950 when the area was further developed as a residential district […] https://www.edmontonsarchitecturalheritage.ca/index.cfm/structures/buttercup-farmhouse/”

Artwork by Irina Kruglyakova

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