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Memory Mondays – Snow Forts

January’s #MemoryMondays are about snow forts! Featuring five photos from the WDM’s Barton Collection of photos, these images show how having fun in the snow hasn’t changed much over the past few decades.

This undated photo shows two children in a hollowed-out snow fort, admiring a cat who is investigating their work!

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Taken in Prince Albert at the “Ice Palace”, this photo shows two children posing in front of a large ice structure. Notes on the photo remark that it was a cold, overcast day. January 16, 1946.

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Taken January 31, 1920, this photo shows two children digging out a snow fort from a large snowbank.

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This photo shows a young child in a snow fort, looking up at a dog who is checking out what’s going on! February 28, 1917.

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Our last photo shows two children posing for the camera in a small dugout they’ve made in a snowbank. No date.

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