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British Columbia Heritage MarkersNorthern Alberta Railway Station - Pouce Coupe, BC

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One of the better small town museum's one will find, Pouce Coupe's has a lot of interest in a relatively small area.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 7/27/2019

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersCABOOSE No. 1843 - Quesnel, BC

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Standing in, hopefully, its final resting place is a bright orange caboose that started life 105 years ago as a box car.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 7/12/2019

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersYan War - Quesnel, BC

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Now a parking lot, the site in question once held what was considered the oldest building in Quesnel when it was demolished, with nary a tear falling, in 1935.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 7/12/2019

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersQuesnel Municipal Hall - Quesnel, BC

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Today a Petrocan gas station, this was ostensibly the site of Quesnel's First Municipal Hall and Fire Hall.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 7/12/2019

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersBilly Barker Inn - Quesnel, BC

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Possibly the most interesting building in Quesnel, since 1998 the Billy Barker Casino Hotel has taken on the guise of a paddlewheeler steamship similar to those which once plied the waters of the Fraser River.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 7/7/2019

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersThe 53rd Parallel of Latitude - Quesnel, BC

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The northern end of the City of Quesnel lies astride the 53rd parallel and the city placed a marker in the vicinity to increase awareness of this fact.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 7/7/2019

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersHome Hardware - Quesnel, BC

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This building has been a hardware store as long as it has been a building, possibly since 1932.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 7/7/2019

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersChrist Church - Hope, BC

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The longest continually-operating church on BC's mainland, Christ Church has been the City of Hope's Anglican Church since its construction in 1861.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 7/7/2019

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersSt. Andrews United Church - Quesnel, BC

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Built as St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, St. Andrews United is now the oldest church in the city.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 7/7/2019

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersThe Gold Miners - Quesnel, BC

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Part of the story of how Quesnel came into existence is revealed on this relatively nondescript little historical marker.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 7/7/2019

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersSteam Shovel - Quesnel, BC

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This big, black steam shovel is the second of a pair of machinery displays in Quesnel's Ceal Tingley Memorial Park, this one near the centre of the park.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 6/27/2019

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersCentrifugal Pump and Boiler - Quesnel, BC

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This pump, steam engine and accompanying boiler comprise one of a pair of machinery displays in the southern end of Quesnel's Ceal Tingley Memorial Park.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 6/27/2019

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersQuesnel Hotel - Quesnel, BC

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At least the third hotel on this site, the Quesnel Hotel has been the oldest hotel building in the city ever since it was moved here from northern Quesnel.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 6/27/2019

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersCariboo Hotel - Quesnel, BC

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The second oldest hotel building in Quesnel, the present Cariboo Hotel came to be as the result of a major fire in 1916.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 6/27/2019

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersCenotaph - Quesnel, BC

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Unveiled on September 24, 1922, this is the City of Quesnel's cenotaph, prominently located on the major thoroughfare, Highway 97, the Cariboo Highway.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 6/27/2019

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersBeacon Hill Park — Victoria, BC

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Beacon Hill was named for two beacons erected at the summit to aid with ship navigation around various reefs close to the entrance of Victoria's harbour. By 1882 the City of Victoria acquired the land and created a municipal park.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 6/24/2019

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersSt. Alban’s the Martyr Anglican Church - Ashcroft, BC

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The first church to be built in the Village of Ashcroft, St. Alban’s the Martyr remains as active as ever.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 6/24/2019

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersZion United Church - Ashcroft, BC

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Built just one year after the first church in Ashcroft, this was initially a Presbyterian church which also served the Methodists for several years.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 6/24/2019

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersThe Old Fraser River Bridge - Quesnel, BC

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Begun in 1928 and completed in the Spring of 1929 this one time road bridge is now the World's Longest Wooden Pedestrian Bridge at 831 feet.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 6/24/2019

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersPacific Great Eastern Railway Station - Quesnel, BC

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Quesnel's only railway depot, the Pacific Great Eastern still stands along the tracks of the Canadian National Railway.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 6/24/2019

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersHudson’s Bay Company - Quesnel, BC

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Built in the 1800s, this was a Hudson's Bay Company Store until closing in 1919.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 6/24/2019

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersHudson’s Bay Company Building - Quesnel, BC

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Built in the 1800s, this was a Hudson's Bay Company Store until closing in 1919.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 6/24/2019

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersRoyal Bank-188 Carson Ave - Quesnel, BC

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Opened for business in 1928, this was, for many years, the Quesnel branch of the Royal Bank of Canada.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 6/24/2019

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersI.O.O.F. Hall - Ashcroft, BC

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On the northwest corner of 4th Avenue and Brink Street, this was, for many years, the home of the Ashcroft chapter of the I.O.O.F., the Oddfellows,

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 6/24/2019

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersCanadian Northern Pacific's Last Spike - Ashcroft, BC

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The Canadian Northern Pacific Last Spike heritage plaque is located in a pull-out on the east side of the Trans-Canada Highway approximately 15 km south of Ashcroft and 19.5 km north of Spences Bridge.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 6/24/2019

last visited: never

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