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British Columbia Heritage MarkersOsoyoos Custom House - Osoyoos, BC

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This old Cairn and plaque were discovered quite accidentally while stopping by the Osoyoos Cemetery. It is on the east side of 176th Avenue, directly across from the cemetery.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/22/2014

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersSt. Michael's Anglican Parish - Merritt, BC

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Merritt's Anglican congregation, after meeting for around 6 years in various homes and halls, finally had a church to call their own in 1913.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/14/2014

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersTrinity United Church - Merritt, BC

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The Presbyterians in Merritt had, shortly after the turn of the century, met for years in various locations in the town. In 1908, land for a church was bought for $400. By November of 1910 the congregation had a church.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/14/2014

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersBaillie House. Merritt, BC

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Built in 1913 to house a mail order bride, Cosom A. Bigney's house included much embellishment in hopes that it would make the English lady feel at home. She never arrived and Cosom A. Bigney never married, passing away in 1933.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/14/2014

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersSt. Mary's Catholic Church - Enderby, BC

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This little wood framed Roman Catholic Church has stood behind the present day site of Super Save Gas on the southern outskirts of Enderby for nearly 100 years.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/14/2014

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersSt. Andrew's Presbyterian Church - Enderby, BC

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On the corner of Belvedere Street and Regent Avenue, this was the second Presbyterian Church built in Enderby, the first being built in 1890 on the corner of Russell and George Streets.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/14/2014

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersSt. George's Anglican Church - Enderby, BC

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This little wood frame church stands on the southwest corner of the intersection of Knight Avenue and Belvedere Street. It has stood there for 123 years, as of 2014.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/14/2014

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersYuen On Lung Store - Merritt, BC

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This general store was opened in 1928 by the Toy family, who had immigrated to Canada from China around 1916. They operated the store sporadically until the 2000s, after which time it became a City of Merritt Heritage Property.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/28/2014

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersHospital Auxiliary Thrift Shop - Merritt, BC

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This building was built in 1926 on the corner of Voght Street and Coutlee Avenue.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/28/2014

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersZion United Church - Armstrong, BC

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Initially a Presbyterian church, this wood frame building was the second church built in the town of Armstrong, with services being held for the first time on January 2nd, 1902. In 1925, with Canada wide church union, it became a United Church.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/28/2014

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersO'Keefe Ranch - Armstrong, BC

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This heritage marker, recounting the beginnings of the Okanagan's first large ranching operation, is at the ranch, toward the rear of the parking area.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/28/2014

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersSt. James Catholic Church - Vernon, BC

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Eight feet taller than it is long, this Beautiful Catholic church of rusticated concrete block was touted as "one of the handsomest edifices of its kind in the interior" when completed in 1910. It has been in continuous use now for over 100 years.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/28/2014

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersCampbell House - Vernon, BC

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This pre 1900 Queen Anne Revival style house was built in 1898 for A.E. Morden, but is better known for its subsequent owners, the Campbell family, who operated a furniture store and funeral home in Vernon for decades.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/28/2014

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersSecond Crowell House - Vernon, BC

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T. E. Crowell built this house for himself in 1910, using his own product, bricks. He had purchased the Vernon Brickyards in 1902 and subsequently built many of the city's most prominent brick buildings.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/28/2014

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersMohr House - Vernon, BC

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Apparently unique in the city of Vernon, this is the sole remaining Second Empire building in Vernon. This style became the official style for federal buildings in Canada in the 1870s and 1880s. This building, built in 1893, is now a dentist office.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/28/2014

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersS.C. Smith House - Vernon, BC

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Completed in 1908 for S.C. Smith, prominent local businessman and sawmill owner, in 1956, 23 years after his death, the building became a convent for the Sisters of St. Ann. It has been home to the Vernon Community Music School since 1982.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/28/2014

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersUrquhart House - Vernon, BC

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This 1912 English Arts and Crafts bungalow was the work of architect Otto Beeston Hatchard (1879-1945), born in London, England. Extremely well crafted, most, if not all of his Vernon houses were built by local contractor Robert Ford.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/28/2014

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersWilliam Frank Hayden House - Kamloops, BC

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This house was built in 1911 for William Frank Hayden, Canadian Pacific Railway agent and insurance agent. It is a typical example of a middle class Edwardian-era building, myriads of which were going up during that time of unprecedented prosperity.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/28/2014

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersWilliam W. Bishop House - Kamloops, BC

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This Edwardian-era Foursquare house was built in 1913 and also shows influence from the then popular Arts and Crafts movement. It is noted for having been built for William Wills Bishop, a printer with the politically active newspaper The Standard.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/28/2014

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersEllis Block - Kamloops, BC

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This 1914 brick and stone was the most elegant business block in the city when built. Time has not done much to tarnish its reputation for elegance. It was built by local contractors Johnston & Gill using bricks of their own making.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/28/2014

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersPlaza Hotel - Kamloops, BC

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The Plaza Hotel was built in 1927 by the business community of Kamloops in order to attract both tourists and new businesses to the city. It has remained one of the premier hotels in the city from that time.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/28/2014

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersRiverside Park - Kamloops, BC

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Riverside Park in Kamloops was begun in 1905, on the former site of a lumber mill and a pig farm. Since its inception it has been the major park in the city, with the greatest number of amenities. It is far and away the most used park in the city.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/28/2014

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersWilson Street House - Kamloops, BC

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This 1909/10 wood frame house was once the home William Stewart Wilson, a well known citizen in the early years of Kamloops. Recently restored by the city, the house is presently home to the Kamloops North Shore Business Improvement Association.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/28/2014

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersGirouard Cabin and Park - Vernon, BC

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This little cabin was built by Luc Girouard, a Quebecer, in 1867. It was the first home and the first post office in the City of Vernon, then known as Priest's Valley. Luc lived in it until 1893, at which time he built a larger house nearby.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/28/2014

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersMcIntosh Memorial - Kamloops, BC

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Erected at a prominent viewpoint in 1932 by the Rotarians, the McIntosh Memorial was dedicated to James McIntosh, influential pioneer of the Kamloops area. The memorial is just west of Columbia Street at Greenstone Drive

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/23/2014

last visited: never

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