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British Columbia Heritage MarkersMount Goudreau - Louis Creek, British Columbia

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Mount Goudreau cairn is at the Dragon Fire information kiosk and wood carvings. Off the Yellowhead Highway. Look for the turnoff.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/9/2021

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 MarkersThe Schuberts — Kamloops, BC

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Augustus and Catherine Schubert and their three children joined The Overlanders party travelling from Fort Garry, today's Winnipeg, to Kamloops in 1862 seeking gold in British Columbia.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 6/7/2015

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 T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/22/2014

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.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/28/2014

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.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/22/2014

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

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersMemorial Arena - Kamloops, BC

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Completed in 1949, the Memorial Arena, like those of a great many towns and cities in Canada, was built as a memorial to those soldiers who never returned from war. It is used as much today as it was on the day it opened.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ScroogieII

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/14/2020

last visited: 9/14/2020

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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 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 MarkersFreemont Block - Kamloops, BC

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Another of the several original two storey brick buildings which remain along Victoria Street, the Freemont Block made its appearance in 1911.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/13/2021

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersRoyal Bank - Kamloops, BC

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In the old section of Downtown Kamloops stand the original banks to come to Kamloops shortly after 1910, one of which is this, the Royal Bank.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/13/2021

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage Markers249 Victoria Street - Kamloops, BC

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One of the earlier of the original brick buildings along Kamloops' Victoria Street, this building has housed a shoe store for close to a century.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/13/2021

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 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.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/22/2014

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage Markers1930 Liquor Store - Kamloops, BC

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Standing on the east side of the old Bank of Commerce, also a heritage property, this one time Liquor Store is 26 years its junior. The building's address is 124-126 Victoria Street.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/24/2021

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersFuoco Block - Kamloops, BC

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In the old section of Downtown Kamloops stand several of the original brick buildings which date from about 1904 to 1915, the Fuoco Block having been added to Victoria Street in 1914.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/13/2021

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersJohn Scales, Photographer - Kamloops, BC

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On one of the original brick buildings in downtown Kamloops, the Fuoco Block in particular, is affixed a plaque which remembers a photographer, a long time fixture in the city.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/13/2021

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.

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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.

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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.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/22/2014

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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 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 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

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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 T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/22/2014

last visited: never

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