Join the community for the grand unveiling of Fernie's latest piece of public art, a sculpture inspired by the legacy of the 1908 fire.
The Great Fire of 1908 was a dramatic, defining moment for Fernie that saw the community obliterated by fire in less than 90 minutes on August 1st, 1908. The fire claimed no lives, but the property loss was valued at over $5 million dollars, a staggering amount at the time. READ MORE ABOUT THE GREAT FIRE OF 1908
The sculpture is part of the Station Square redevelopment project and has been made possible by CANADA150 heritage funding.