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British Columbia Heritage MarkersCrumpled Iron Has a History — Victoria, BC

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Even a bit of damaged iron has a bit of history around it. In this case, it is the bilge keel of the H.M.S. Amphion which was damaged while carrying the royal party of the Governor General of Canada.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 5/23/2019

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersDiscovery Island Light — Victoria, BC

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The cast iron lantern from the 1938 Discovery Island Lighthouse was moved to the Coast Guard Station in 1980.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 5/22/2019

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersLandmark Victoria Teacher Strike Makes History — Victoria, BC

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In the post-World War One period labour actions were beginning to take place across Canada. One of the first ones was the Victoria Teachers' Strike in February 1919.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 5/22/2019

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersAnnieville — Delta, BC

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Starting off as a fishing village on the shores of the Fraser River, the community had to shift away from the river's edge when the Great Northern Railway built a rail line. Today this village is a neighbourhood in suburban Delta.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 5/18/2019

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersGeorge Mercer Dawson (1849-1901) - Sparwood, BC

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Located along Highway 3 (westbound side) just west of Sparwood BC

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Bon Echo

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 7/18/2018

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersFernie Coal - Fernie, BC

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Located in Rotary Park near downtown Fernie

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Bon Echo

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 7/18/2018

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersFormer gold miner built 'The First and the Last' - Nanaimo, BC

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432 Fitzwilliam Street

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member elyob

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/6/2017

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersThe Railway Connection - Nanaimo, BC

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403 Fitzwilliam Street

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member elyob

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/6/2017

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersYMCA - Vancouver, BC

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Known as the Robert Lee YMCA, the address is 955 Burrard.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member elyob

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/6/2017

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersFirst Baptist Church - Vancouver, BC

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across from St. Andrew's

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member elyob

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/6/2017

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersThe Presbyterians made up for lost time - Nanaimo, BC

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311 Fitzwilliam Street

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member elyob

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/6/2017

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersParks Siding School - Fruitvale, British Columbia

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This little one room schoolhouse is displayed along Highway 3B, about 4 miles north east of Fruitvale.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 6/22/2017

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersBrisco Schoolhouse - Invermere, BC

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A great little indoor and outdoor museum, the Windermere Valley Museum has an impressive collection representing the history of the Windermere Valley.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 6/22/2017

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersGolden Sikhs - Golden, BC

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Placed at a viewpoint along the appropriately named Golden View Road, this is one of the newest British Columbia Stop of Interest signs.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 5/4/2017

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersJames Sinclair - Radium Hot Springs, BC

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At a large viewpoint looking over the Columbia River Valley is this British Columbia Stop of Interest marker recognizing James Sinclair.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 5/4/2017

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersSalmon! — Delta, BC

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The First Nations of British Columbia long used salmon as an important source of food. When Europeans arrived in the 1830s they began exporting salmon around the Pacific Ocean. By the 1870s canned salmon was being exported around the world.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 4/17/2017

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersA Dream Fulfilled -- BC Hwy 3A, near Wynndel BC CAN

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An offical green historical marker plaque in a highway pull-out explains the history of land reclamation efforts here

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 1/9/2017

last visited: 12/20/2016

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersRoedde House — Vancouver, BC

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The Roedde House was purchased by the City of Vancouver and developed into a heritage park. This sign gives a brief precis of how it came to be.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 6/24/2016

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersRock Creek Gold Rush - Rock Creek, BC

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In a small park beside Rock Creek on the western edge of the town of Rock Creek one will find a pair of historical markers related to the Rock Creek Gold Rush of 1858.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 6/20/2016

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersRock Creek Gold Rush - Rock Creek, BC

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Standing on the east bank of Rock Creek on the western edge of the village of Rock Creek, this heritage marker relates a bit of the story of the Rock Creek gold rush, which was touched off in 1858.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 6/20/2016

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersSt. Andrew's Wesley Church - Vancouver, BC

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St. Andrew's Wesley Church is located in downtown Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The church was designed by Twizell and Twizell and is constructed from Nelson Island BC granite and Haddington Island BC stone.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 5/3/2016

last visited: 6/23/2018

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersKnights of Pythias Lodge #23 - Trail, BC

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Though their present meeting place was built in 1922, the Trail Lodge of the Knights of Pythias was instituted in 1897.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 4/22/2016

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersTadanac Community - Trail, BC

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The Community of Tadanac was built by Cominco, owner of the lead-zinc smelter adjacent to the community, primarily to house the company's managers, engineers, and other well-to-do citizens of Trail.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 4/19/2016

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersDrill Hall - Rossland, BC

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Built just after the start of the 20th century, this was, for many years, Rossland's military drill hall.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 4/19/2016

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersEngineer's Mule Road to Similkameen — Hope, BC

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In the 1850s gold fever struck along the Fraser River and in the Boundary country near Rock Creek. The problem was how to keep the gold on British soil not go through American held lands. The answer: build a mule road across the mountains.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 2/25/2016

last visited: 9/6/2018

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