The Shell station, on the corner of Evergreen Drive and Pioneer Avenue in Agassiz. (Agassiz-Harrison Historical Society)

The Shell station, on the corner of Evergreen Drive and Pioneer Avenue in Agassiz. (Agassiz-Harrison Historical Society)

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MAP: Walk down memory lane in Agassiz’s downtown

Resident Harvey Andrew shares his memory map of Pioneer Avenue from the 1960s

How many times have you taken a walk down memory lane?

Agassiz resident Harvey Andrew shared his mental map of Pioneer Avenue, outlining what has changed and what hasn’t since he was here in the 1960s and 1970s.

From Burgess Feeds by the train tracks to the Cherry Cafe on the corner of Park Street and Pioneer Avenue, follow along with Andrew as he outlines some notable features in his hand-drawn map. (Click on the tags to see some photos from the Agassiz-Harrison Historical Society.)

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