Mrs. Mamie Meardi describes conditions during Hylo's early
years. She relates an incident when she traveled to
Lac La Biche with a horse team - before the bridge was
Shortcut to Lac La Biche
Having a second job in order to make a go of homesteading and
farming was common in Hylo. Mamie tells of the work her
husband and father did on the homestead and off.
Hardships of Homesteading
Mamie Meardi was asked if, despite the hardships she endured and
knowing what she does now, she would do it over again. Hear
what she has to say.
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