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British Columbia Heritage MarkersSailor's Home — Vancouver, BC

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Built in 1912, the Sailor's House has served many purposes over its hundred-plus years. Today only the exterior wall remains incorporated into a social housing project.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 11/23/2022

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersWestham Island Bridge: Spanning a Century — Delta, BC

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Celebrating a century of service, the Westham Island Bridge is a Howe truss bridge that served the island residents very well

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 11/23/2022

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersNikkei Internment Memorial Centre - New Denver, BC

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As one enters New Denver from the south, they will encounter several informational signs and historical markers at a large pullout on the east side of Highway 6. This is one of the more poignant markers.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 11/21/2022

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersNew Denver History - New Denver, BC

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As one enters New Denver from the south, they will encounter several informational signs at a large pullout on the east side of Highway 6. This marker relates a slice of the history of the village of New Denver itself.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 11/21/2022

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersNew Denver, British Columbia

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On the corner of Bellevue Avenue and 6th Avenue in downtown New Denver, this former Bank of Montreal is now the Silvery Slocan Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 11/21/2022

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersInternment of Japanese Canadians - Kaslo, BC

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The village of Kaslo, along the upper reaches of Kootenay Lake, was one of several partially abandoned mining towns pressed into service during World War II to house Japanese Canadians wrongfully interned through the war, and for several years after.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 11/21/2022

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersGur Sikh Temple - Abbotsford, British Columbia

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This historical marker is located on the corner of the Gur Sikh Temple. The Gur Sikh Temple of Abbotsford in British Columbia is the oldest existing Sikh temple in North America and a National Historic Site Canada.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member LadyKarine

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 11/16/2022

last visited: 11/18/2022

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersNewcastle Sandstone - A 'Winner' — Nanaimo, BC

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The excellent quality of the stone quarried on Newcastle Island was sent to build the San Francisco Mint and other important buildings along North America's West Coast.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 11/12/2022

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersSilver Jubilee Queen Elizabeth II - London, United Kingdom

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This flagpole, provided by the forest industry of British Columbia for the 1951 Festival of Britain, was re-erected by the Provincial Government of British Columbia in 1977 to mark the Silver Jubilee of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T-Team!

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/12/2022

last visited: 11/13/2022

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersSandon Cemetery - Sandon, BC

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Easy to miss, the Sandon Cemetery is 3.6 km. up Sandon Road from Highway 31 and 2.4 km. from the Sandon Museum in the now virtual Ghost Town of Sandon.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 11/12/2022

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersNeighbourhoods Of Rossland - Rossland, BC

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This Heritage Marker in downtown Rossland outlines the histories of six of Rossland's most prominent and distinct neighbourhoods.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 11/7/2022

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersGreenwood Road Tunnel - Greenwood, BC

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[EN] This is an old railway tunnel that was rediscovered in the 1990s when a newer tunnel on Highway #3 was blasted. [FR] Il s'agit d'un ancien tunnel ferroviaire qui a été redécouvert dans les années 1990 lorsqu'un tunnel plus récent sur l'autoroute n°3 a été dynamité.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 11/5/2022

last visited: 11/5/2022

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersGrauer Lands - Richmond, BC

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[EN] Outside this area of the West Dyke is the Grauer Lands, 51-hectares of tidal wetland jointly owned by the City of Richmond and Ducks Unlimited Canada. [FR] À l'extérieur de cette zone de la digue ouest se trouvent les Grauer Lands, 51 hectares de terres humides de marée appartenant conjointement à la ville de Richmond et à Canards Illimités Canada.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 11/5/2022

last visited: 11/5/2022

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersPower House — Burnaby, BC

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While nothing remains of this site other than the electric railway's right-of-way, this site was important to Burnaby and much of southwestern British Columbia for public transportation and electricity generation.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 11/4/2022

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersBCTF: Celebrating a Century — Surrey, BC

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The rights gained by teachers and labour in general in British Columbia have been an ongoing process. Documenting how the Surrey teachers gained better working conditions while improving the quality of education is noted here.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 11/3/2022

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersThree Valley Lake - Three Valley Gap, BC

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Three Valley Gap is about 19 km. west on the Trans Canada Highway from the Columbia River at Revelstoke. The Three Valley Gap Château and Ghost Town here is a major attraction.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 10/30/2022

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersLadner’s Landing — Delta, BC

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In the 1860s British Columbia's Lower Mainland was booming with newly established communities. Ladner's Landing was one such community. Stop on the steamboat route from Victoria to New Westminster - the two main centres of that era.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 10/26/2022

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersEast Delta — Delta, BC

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This simple plaque in front of St Stephan's Church provides a precise and short history of the East Delta farming community.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 10/26/2022

last visited: 10/31/2022

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersNanaimo's Interment Camp — Nanaimo, BC

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During the First World War, many Eastern European peoples living in Canada were rounded up and interned as "enemy aliens". This plaque recognizes those that were held in the Nanaimo jail for 362 days.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 10/25/2022

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersUmiker's Family Home — Delta, BC

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While the sign is headlined about the Umiker's home, it is really a summary of Walter Umiker's life and how he was very involved in helping Ladner and Delta move forward being involved in many civic organizations.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 10/20/2022

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersCalvary Cemetery - Rossland, BC

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Rossland's oldest cemetery, Calvary Cemetery, remains in use to this day, though it now only accepts cremated remains.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 10/17/2022

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersHistoric Trail Creek Valley - Rossland, BC

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Carved out of forest and granite in 1893 by the Le Roi mining company, the Rossland - Trail Wagon Road was the first real road which led down Red Mountain to Trail Creek.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 10/15/2022

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersRossland Tennis Courts - Rossland, BC

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The historic Rossland Tennis Courts were created circa 1907, remaining in use to this day.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 10/13/2022

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersGeorge Owen Wholesale Liquors - Rossland, BC

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Once a liquor store, this Italianate influenced 1914 building is today a well stocked bookstore which offers free tea and coffee to its patrons.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 10/5/2022

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersWashington Street 1890s Buildings - Rossland, BC

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Five of the luckiest buildings in downtown Rossland stand side by side on the east side of Washington Street, having escaped their imminent demise no less than four times.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 10/2/2022

last visited: never

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