The High River Cemetery is a very large cemetery with approximately 5,700 interments and is within Foothills County. The cemetery is still in use with interments in 2015. There is a Field of Honour dedicated to Veterans from the area. We located the gravesite of Homer Treadway who passed away at the age of 102.
In 2010 the High River Museum held its first tour of the cemetery and continues to be an annual event.
There are several well-known persons interred here included is: Guy Weadick, the originator of the world famous Calgary Stampede. The first Calgary Stampede was held from September 2nd - 7th, 1912. There were over 1.3 million attendees in 2014 and those numbers continue to increase annually.
Also interred is world renowned opera singer Odette de Foras