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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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/28/2014

last visited: never

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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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

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

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/23/2014

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersBC Telephone Co - Rossland, BC

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The Telephone Company Building is living at least its second life, this one as the Rossland Seniors' Centre.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/22/2014

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersSt. Andrew’s on the Square - Kamloops, BC

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Standing majestically on the corner of Seymour Street and Second Avenue, St. Andrew's is the oldest public building in Kamloops, having been built in 1887. It was originally built as a Presbyterian Church on land donated by the CPR.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/22/2014

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersStuart Wood School - Kamloops, BC

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Completed in 1907, this school was one of many designed by prolific Newfoundland born architect William Tuff Whiteway (1856-1940). It stands on the south side of St. Paul Street in downtown Kamloops.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/22/2014

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersKamloops Court House - Kamloops, BC

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This landmark Edwardian Baroque-style brick and stone courthouse was completed in 1909. It stands majestically at the intersection of Seymour Street and First Avenue, looking down upon the business section of the city.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/22/2014

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersB.C. Sheep Breeders Building - Kamloops, BC

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In the 1920s sheep herding was very popular in the Kamloops area and this building, built in 1929 by the B.C. Sheep Breeders Association, was the centre of activity for shows, fairs and sales until the 1960s.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/22/2014

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersOld Royal Bank - Kamloops, BC

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Designed by local architects Johnston & Company, The old Royal Bank building was constructed in 1911-1912. The brick and stone bank has since lost many of its architectural features, but retains much of its solid, stately appearance.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/22/2014

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersOld Bank of Commerce - Kamloops, BC

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Built in 1904, this stately and substantial old bank stands at the corner of Victoria Street and First Avenue, cater-corner from the present city hall. It was used by the Bank Of Commerce until 1924.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/22/2014

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersTom Bones House - Kamloops, BC

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This Arts and Crafts bungalow, at 328 Royal Avenue, is valued as a heritage property not only for its architectural significance, but as well for its association with its builder, Thomas Bones, an immigrant carpenter from England.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/22/2014

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersInland Cigar Factory - Kamloops, BC

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Built in 1895, this building was used as a cigar factory until 1913, when the factory outgrew the premises and moved. Taken over at that time by a bakery, the building still stands on the corner of Seymour Street and First Avenue.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/22/2014

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersVermilion Forks - Princeton, BC

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This marker was placed at a small pullout along Highway 3, along with the "Welcome to Princeton" sign one and a half km. east of the Princeton Visitor centre.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/22/2014

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersEagle Valley - Cawston, BC

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Along the Crowsnest Highway a few km. south of the little hamlet of Cawston is this BC Heritage Marker at a pullout on the west side of the highway.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/22/2014

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersSouthern Crossroads - Osoyoos, BC

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East of Osoyoos the Crowsnest Highway climbs out of the Okanagan Valley to the plateau above. Near the top of the climb is this BC Heritage Marker.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/22/2014

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersSpallumcheen Valley - Armstrong, BC

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This marker is placed at a small rest stop along Highway 97A, less than one km. northeast of the north Armstrong turnoff.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/22/2014

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersSpotted Lake - Osoyoos, BC

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Along the Crowsnest Highway about 10 km. west of Osoyoos one will encounter a very strange lake. It is covered in spots, or rather circles, giving it a truly other-worldly appearance.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/22/2014

last visited: 9/3/2015

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersFur, Gold, and Cattle - Kamloops, BC

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This heritage marker is at a viewpoint within the city of Kamloops, possibly the best viewpoint in the city.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/22/2014

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersNINTLE - MOOS - CHIN - Vernon, BC

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This BC Heritage Marker is on the south side of a traffic circle at 30th Avenue at 35th Street. It relates how the City of Vernon got its original, intermediate and final names.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/22/2014

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersThe Crowsnest Railway Route of the CPR-1898 - Cranbrook, BC

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This Province of BC historical marker was missed by all the waymarkers who have been through Cranbrook, luckily for us. It relates a bit of the story of the CPR in Cranbrook.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 3/30/2014

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage Markers601 Front Street - Nelson, BC

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601 is on the north side of Front Street at the corner of Josephine Street, in the old warehouse district of Nelson.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 2/14/2014

last visited: 4/28/2014

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersHudson's Bay Company - Fort Langley, British Columbia

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Marker giving brief history of the early Hudson's Bay Company at Fort Langley.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/30/2013

last visited: 6/16/2013

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