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Western Canadian HeritageRed Bridge - Kamloops, BC

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This old wood timber truss bridge has been known as the Red Bridge for some time, as, though it can't be seen from this vantage point, much of it has been painted red since anyone can remember. The bridge itself is older than anyone can remember.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/12/2021

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Signs of HistoryTrails, Rails & the River Highway - Kamloops, BC

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Pioneer is a medium sized park on the Thompson River North of downtown Kamloops. At the entrance to the park are a caboose and a cattle car on display and this historical information sign.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 1/15/2015

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Western Canadian HeritageCattle Car and Caboose - Kamloops, BC

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This pair of railway memorabilia stands beside an entry point for the Kamloops Rivers Trail, the longest and most used group of trails in Kamloops.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/28/2020

last visited: never

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Western Canadian HeritagePioneer Cemetery - Kamloops, BC

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Pioneer Cemetery was the first cemetery in Kamloops, with the final burial taking place in 1901. Falling into disuse, it was finally taken over by the city and restored in 1962

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/1/2020

last visited: 9/14/2020

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Signs of HistoryPioneer Cemetery - Kamloops, BC

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Pioneer Cemetery was the first cemetery in Kamloops, with the final burial taking place in 1901. Falling into disuse, it was finally taken over by the city and restored in 1962

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/31/2014

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryKamloops Memorial 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.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/31/2014

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Western Canadian HeritageMemorial 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.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/30/2020

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.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/14/2020

last visited: 9/14/2020

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Western Canadian HeritageCNR Station, Kamloops, British Columbia

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The CNR Station, built in 1926-27, is a large, two-storey train station located at the end of Fifth Avenue, on the north side of Lorne Street, in Kamloops, British Columbia.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 7/17/2020

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Canadian National Historic SitesCHRS-Canadian National Railway Station - Kamloops, BC

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Designed by CNR Architects in Winnipeg, this Canadian National Railway depot was completed in 1927. Designated a National Heritage Railway Station on April 6th, 1992, it stands along the railway tracks north of Lorne Street, now a pub and restaurant.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/21/2014

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Western Canadian HeritageB.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: 8/28/2020

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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

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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

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Western Canadian HeritagePlaza 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: 8/31/2020

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Signs of HistoryPlaza 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: 9/1/2014

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryCanadian Forces Station - Kamloops, BC

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This is the old NORAD Radar Station, constructed in Kamloops in 1956, beginning operations in 1958 and remaining operational until 1988. It was initially the home of the US Army's 825th Radar Squadron.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/23/2014

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Signs of HistoryEllis 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: 8/31/2014

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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

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Signs of HistoryKamloops Bull Sale - Kamloops, BC

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This history lesson is posted in a bed just inside the southeast entrance to Riverside Park, somewhat northwest of the Geert Maas sculpture. It recounts the beginnings of, and the somewhat adventurous first Kamloops Bull Sale.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/2/2014

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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

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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.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/30/2020

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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

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Vintage Ad LocationsCanadian Home Investment Company - 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: 8/17/2021

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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.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/13/2021

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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.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/13/2021

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