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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: 9/22/2021

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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: 7/8/2021

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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: 8/8/2019

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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 Markers[DESTROYED] Lytton 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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British Columbia Heritage MarkersSt. James' Anglican Church — Vancouver, BC

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St. James' Anglican Church has been a part of Vancouver for five years before the incorporation of the city in 1886. The current building is the third to have been constructed for the congregation.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/8/2019

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersKarr/Mercer Barn — Langley, BC

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Built in 1876 the Karr/Mercer Barn was originally located in Rosedale until it was dismantled and reassembled on this site. Today it is a national recognized heritage site.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/8/2019

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersLheidli T'enneh's Village of Lheidli - Prince George, BC

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One of the most well-known and most used parks in Prince George, this park was originally named Fort George Park. This marker can be found near the northeast corner of Lheidli T'enneh Memorial Park, just in from Taylor Drive.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/2/2019

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersSouth Fort George Schoolhouse - Prince George, BC

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The first schoolhouse in Prince George, this building was a school for only three years until the city, then likely still a village, outgrew it.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/2/2019

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersLheidli T'enneh Cemetery - Prince George, BC

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A beautifully maintained cemetery, this was the burial place of the Lheidli T'enneh First Nations People and is again today their burial place.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/2/2019

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersREALLY BIG Flywheel - Prince George, BC

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A very large relic from the Pioneer Sawmilling days of Prince George, this piece stands just east of the large Lheidli T'enneh Memorial Park sign at the entrance to the park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/2/2019

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersThe Ainsworths' Portable Sawmill - 108 Mile House, BC

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Originally a roadhouse serving prospectors and settlers of the Cariboo, the first building on the 108 Mile Heritage Site was constructed in 1967.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 7/29/2019

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage Markers1892 Bunkhouse - 108 Mile House, BC

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The 108 Mile House Heritage Site now has over a dozen heritage buildings on site, dating from 1867 to 1941.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 7/29/2019

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersTo The Goldfields! - Lac La Hache, BC

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About 26 kilometres north of Lac La Hache is this Province of BC Stop of Interest sign, still pointing the way to the Cariboo Goldfields.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 7/29/2019

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersPenny Station - Prince George, BC

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The Penny Station is one of three railway depots in Prince George's Central BC Railway and Forestry Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 7/29/2019

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersHixon Station - Prince George, BC

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The Hixon Station is the smallest of three railway depots in Prince George's Central BC Railway and Forestry Museum. This was the last Pan Abode style station of the Pacific Great Eastern Railway to be taken out of service.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 7/29/2019

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage Markers1520 Steam Locomotive - Prince George, BC

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One of a large handful of locomotives on display in Prince George's Central BC Railway and Forestry Museum, the historic 1520 is the lone steam locomotive.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 7/29/2019

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage Markers6001 Electric - Prince George, BC

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One of a large handful of locomotives on display in Prince George's Central BC Railway and Forestry Museum, this is the lone locomotive powered directly by electricity.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 7/29/2019

last visited: never

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