The Village of Warfield History

Village of Warfield History
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Village of Warfield, BC - Significant Dates in History

1897

George (G.L.) Legge Merry purchase property in Annable.

1899

George (Mac) Malcolm Annable moved to Annable.
John and Sarah Hintz started Hintz Dairy.

1900's

Joe and Mary Shutek purchased land in Upper Warfield.

1910

Winn Post Office established (renamed Annable Post Office).

1912

Annable School on Montcalm Road opened.

1919

Hintz Farm sold to Cominco Mining & Smelting Company (CM&S).

1931

Annable Hall constructed.

1934

Calder-Southworth Subdivision built.
Annable School on Montcalm Road closed.
New School built beside the present Webster School.

1935

CM&S construction of Beaver Bend.

1938

150 low cost houses built by CM&S in Upper Warfield.
Annable-Warfield Waterworks and Sewage District incorporated (November).

1939

First Warfield Sport’s Day.
Warfield Post Office established in Weir Brothers Store (May 1).

1947

Tony Ferraro & Sons established Korpack Cement Products Co.

1949

J. L. Webster School opened (April 12).

1953

Shutek Park first park developed since incorporation.

1954

Warfield Community Hall completed.

1955

Warfield Municipal Building Opened.

1956

Annable (Winn) Post Office closed.

1977

Warfield Fire Department hosted first pledge centre for Muscular Dystrophy.

1980's

Sleeman Subdivision Built.

1987

Olympic Torch Run Rehearsal starts in Warfield.

1990

Final Phase Arnold Lauriente Walkway completed.

1992

Semi-Truck hit and demolished Issel residence.

2001

Trail of Dreams Canada Relay.

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