Wilde & Lawless Rodeo - Taylor, British Columbia
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N 56° 09.214 W 120° 41.039
10V E 643856 N 6225586
Quick Description: Wilde & Lawless Rodeo sign is located at the Taylor Library and Medical Clinic located at 104th Avenue.
Location: British Columbia, Canada
Date Posted: 9/20/2021 7:50:00 AM
Waymark Code: WM14ZZ3
Views: 1

Long Description:
Wilde & Lawless Rodeo

Tommy Wilde and Jack Lawless held their rodeos where the present day Taylor Plant is located today.
There was a racetrack, corrals, midway, booths and a large dance hall. Large crowds attended the three-day event.
Transcribed from sign

Tommy Wilde and Jack Lawless staged their rodeos at Taylor Flats at end of the Second World War. They built the region's first dance hall, illuminated by strings of electric lights.

Taylor, British Columbia

Taylor is in the Peace River region of beautiful British Columbia. It has approximately 1,375 residents in this small community. The town was named after Donald Herbert Taylor. It is home to the World's Invitational Gold Panning Championships held the first week in August. 2021 marks the 49th annual event, with a parade and other festivities. At the Lone wolf Golf Course is the World's Largest Golf Ball.

Type of Marker: Cultural

Type of Sign: British Columbia Tourism Sign

Describe the parking that is available nearby: Parking lot

What Agency placed the marker?: Taylor Historical and Archival Society

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