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British Columbia Heritage MarkersParis Block — Vancouver, BC

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Chronicling 102 years of a building, this sign speaks of not just the building but the unit block West Hastings as well.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 10/27/2019

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersCredit Foncier Building — Vancouver, BC

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During the 1910s and 1920s, West Hastings Street was becoming Vancouver's financial district. The Credit Foncier Building is one of many buildings that lined this street.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 10/17/2019

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersCeperley Rounsefell Building — Vancouver, BC

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MarkersDuring the 1910s and 1920s, West Hastings Street was becoming Vancouver's financial district. The Ceperley Rounsefell Building is one of many buildings that lined this street.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 10/17/2019

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersBC & Yukon Chamber of Mines — Vancouver, BC

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During the 1910s and 1920s, West Hastings Street was becoming Vancouver's financial district. The Royal Financial Trust Co. building - AKA BC & Yukon Chamber of Mines - is one of many buildings that lined this street.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 10/17/2019

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersGeorgina Point Lighthouse — Mayne Island, BC

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A brief description of the Georgina Point Lighthouse

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 10/17/2019

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersCattle Point — Oak Bay, BC

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The rocky promontory of Cattle Point was where the Hudson's Bay Company would land cattle sent over from the Mainland to the Island.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 10/12/2019

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersMarpole Boy Scout Hall — Vancouver, BC

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Built in 1927, this former school was moved twice by 1984. Today it serves as the Marpole Scout Hall.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 10/12/2019

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersHazelmere United Church — Surrey, BC

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The land on which the church is on was donated by H.T. Thrift under the condition it would be a non-denominational church. As a result, this building was shared by the Congregationalist, Methodist, and Presbyterian faiths.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 10/12/2019

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersPort Kells Library — Surrey, BC

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A former post office building gets converted into the community's library and gets a heritage sign to honour the changes.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 10/12/2019

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersStewart Farm - Pole Barn — Surrey, BC

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Unstyled vernacular barn built c. 1900 by or for John Stewart. Gabled, rectangular central volume with lower, half-hipped lean-to structure surrounding.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 10/12/2019

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersSt. Mary's Ukrainian Greek-Orthodox Church — Surrey, BC

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Completed in 1955 by 1998 the City of Surrey regonzied St. Mary's Ukrainian Greek-Orthodox Church as a historic site. It is highly valued for its traditional design as well as speaking about the Ukrainian community in the city.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 10/12/2019

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersBank of Montreal — Vancouver, BC

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During the 1910s and 1920s the northern end of Granville Street became Vancouver's financial district. This Bank of Montreal building is one of several temple-style bank buildings built in the area.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 10/8/2019

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersCanada's Magnificent Pacific Harbour — Vancouver, BC

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At one time Portal Park was on the edge of a bluff that overlooked the busy harbour. Over the past three decades the city has been expanding northward. This sign talks about the growth of Canada's main West Coast port.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 10/8/2019

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersPennsylvania Hotel — Vancouver, BC

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In the heart of Vancouver's Downtown Eastside is the turreted Pennsylvania Hotel. In 2008 it was converted from a single-room occupancy privately run hotel to a 44 studio apartment social housing to help people have better housing.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 10/8/2019

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersTransportation Hub — New Westminster, BC

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Columbia and Eighth streets has been the centre of New Westminster's transportation since essentially the 1890s when the interurban railway linked the city to Vancouver and the Canadian Pacific Railway to the rest of Canada.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 10/8/2019

last visited: 12/1/2019

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersThe Great Fire of 1898 — New Westminster, BC

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New Westminster became a bustling community since it was founded in 1860. However, late one September night in 1898 a fire began on the waterfront that quickly spread and destroyed the commercial core of the city.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 10/8/2019

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersChapel of the Holy Cross - Fort St. John, BC

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At the east end of a line of historic buildings, the Chapel of the Holy Cross was built as an Anglican Chapel in 1934.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/7/2019

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersThe First Highway - Taylor, BC

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At the top of the South Taylor Hill, about 7 kilometres south of the Town of Taylor, is a large pullout/rest area/brake check area in which stands a very interesting British Columbia Stop of Interest marker.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/7/2019

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersOverlanders of 1862 - Louis Creek, BC

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North from Kamloops on Highway 5, the Yellowhead Highway, one comes to the little hamlet of Louis Creek.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/7/2019

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersCanoe River Tragedy - Valemount, BC

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Along the Yellowhead Highway, about 9 kilometres south of the town of Valemount is a pullout with this, a 2017 British Columbia Heritage Marker.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/7/2019

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersAshcroft Museum and Archives - Ashcroft, BC

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One of the better small town museums in southern BC, the Ashcroft Museum's home is a historic brick building, built in 1917.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/26/2019

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersA Tale of Three Bridges - Spences Bridge, BC

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This story should actually be "A Tale of Three Bridges and a Ferry", as before the first of the the three bridges there was a ferry.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/17/2019

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersHell's Gate Fishways - Fraser Canyon, BC

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This plaque, mounted on a stone cairn, tells the story of the international effort undertaken to remediate a man made disaster in the Fraser Canyon's Hell's Gate.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/17/2019

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersThe Mighty Fraser - Hope, British Columbia

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Marker located on the shore of Fraser River, close to the boardwalk.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member machard

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/14/2019

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersLytton Joss House Site - Lytton, BC

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Opened May 13, 2017, the Lytton Chinese History Museum stands on a heritage property, once the site of an 1881 Chinese Joss House, unceremoniously torn down some time after 1928.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/12/2019

last visited: never

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