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British Columbia Heritage MarkersUniversity Club - Vancouver, CA

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The former Quadra Club now houses the Nightingale restaurant.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Go Boilers!

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 6/20/2019

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersJones Tent & Awning Building — Vancouver, BC

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This heritage plaque follows the history of this 1913 brick building on Vancouver's Westside. Through the building's history, it documents how this area was originally a railway served industrial area.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 6/18/2019

last visited: 3/8/2021

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersBessborough Armoury — Vancouver, BC

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This plaque explains the construction history of the Bessborough Armoury and at the same time commemorates the 75th anniversary of the formation of the 15th Field Artillery Regiment of the Royal Canadian Artillery.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 6/18/2019

last visited: 3/8/2021

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersF. Haynes & Co. Building — Vancouver, BC

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In the 1910s, 1920s, and 1930s this area of Kitsilano was a burgeoning industrial area that continued until the 1980s and 1990s. Since then the area has been moved towards condos. The F. Haynes & Co. Building is an example of the change.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 6/18/2019

last visited: 3/8/2021

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersMcLeod's Lake Post - McLeod Lake, BC

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Fort McLeod is the site of the first continuously inhabited European settlement established west of the Rocky Mountains in Canada, the surrounding community still inhabited today.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 6/18/2019

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersBritish Columbia Electric Railway Co — Langley, BC

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The British Columbia Electric Railway was one of the largest networks of electric interurban and streetcar routes serving Vancouver, New Westminster, the Fraser Valley, the Saanich Peninsula, and Victoria.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 6/10/2019

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersCrumpled Iron Has a History — Victoria, BC

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Even a bit of damaged iron has a bit of history around it. In this case, it is the bilge keel of the H.M.S. Amphion which was damaged while carrying the royal party of the Governor General of Canada.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 5/23/2019

last visited: 5/31/2020

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersDiscovery Island Light — Victoria, BC

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The cast iron lantern from the 1938 Discovery Island Lighthouse was moved to the Coast Guard Station in 1980.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 5/22/2019

last visited: 5/31/2020

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersLandmark Victoria Teacher Strike Makes History — Victoria, BC

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In the post-World War One period labour actions were beginning to take place across Canada. One of the first ones was the Victoria Teachers' Strike in February 1919.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 5/22/2019

last visited: 5/31/2020

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersAnnieville — Delta, BC

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Starting off as a fishing village on the shores of the Fraser River, the community had to shift away from the river's edge when the Great Northern Railway built a rail line. Today this village is a neighbourhood in suburban Delta.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 5/18/2019

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersGeorge Mercer Dawson (1849-1901) - Sparwood, BC

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Located along Highway 3 (westbound side) just west of Sparwood BC

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Bon Echo

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 7/18/2018

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersFernie Coal - Fernie, BC

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Located in Rotary Park near downtown Fernie

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Bon Echo

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 7/18/2018

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersFormer gold miner built 'The First and the Last' - Nanaimo, BC

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432 Fitzwilliam Street

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member elyob

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/6/2017

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersThe Railway Connection - Nanaimo, BC

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403 Fitzwilliam Street

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member elyob

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/6/2017

last visited: 8/17/2021

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersYMCA - Vancouver, BC

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Known as the Robert Lee YMCA, the address is 955 Burrard.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member elyob

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/6/2017

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersFirst Baptist Church - Vancouver, BC

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across from St. Andrew's

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member elyob

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/6/2017

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersThe Presbyterians made up for lost time - Nanaimo, BC

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311 Fitzwilliam Street

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member elyob

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/6/2017

last visited: 8/17/2021

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersParks Siding School - Fruitvale, British Columbia

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This little one room schoolhouse is displayed along Highway 3B, about 4 miles north east of Fruitvale.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 6/22/2017

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersBrisco Schoolhouse - Invermere, BC

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A great little indoor and outdoor museum, the Windermere Valley Museum has an impressive collection representing the history of the Windermere Valley.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 6/22/2017

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersGolden Sikhs - Golden, BC

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Placed at a viewpoint along the appropriately named Golden View Road, this is one of the newest British Columbia Stop of Interest signs.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 5/4/2017

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersJames Sinclair - Radium Hot Springs, BC

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At a large viewpoint looking over the Columbia River Valley is this British Columbia Stop of Interest marker recognizing James Sinclair.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 5/4/2017

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersSalmon! — Delta, BC

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The First Nations of British Columbia long used salmon as an important source of food. When Europeans arrived in the 1830s they began exporting salmon around the Pacific Ocean. By the 1870s canned salmon was being exported around the world.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 4/17/2017

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersA Dream Fulfilled -- BC Hwy 3A, near Wynndel BC CAN

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An offical green historical marker plaque in a highway pull-out explains the history of land reclamation efforts here

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 1/9/2017

last visited: 12/20/2016

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersRoedde House — Vancouver, BC

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The Roedde House was purchased by the City of Vancouver and developed into a heritage park. This sign gives a brief precis of how it came to be.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 6/24/2016

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersRock Creek Gold Rush - Rock Creek, BC

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In a small park beside Rock Creek on the western edge of the town of Rock Creek one will find a pair of historical markers related to the Rock Creek Gold Rush of 1858.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 6/20/2016

last visited: never

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