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It was irrigation that made the settlement of Raymond a reality. John W. Taylor and Charles Ora Card, representing The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, worked with the Galt owned Canadian North-West Irrigation Company to build a canal from Kimball (near Cardston) to what would become Stirling.
As part of this contract, two towns needed to be settled. The canal started in 1898 and by 1899 Magrath and Stirling were founded to fulfill that contract. Irrigation is what made growing sugar beets here possible. In 1901, when Raymond’s Sugar Factory and Townsite were selected, it was partly because the location was roughly halfway between those two irrigation founded communities. When Raymond was founded a section of canal already cut through the south end of town.
You can now walk along a path where water once flowed. Search the puzzle below to find the location of the clue on the path.
For your final clue:
Collect segments of the final password and puzzle at each stop. You’ll need the password to get into the puzzle. The order is important for both. The 2nd segment of the final password is the last number in the year this canal was built, 1900.
You’ll probably want to write these items down:
Have you collected 11 segments of the final password? Enter the final password now.