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Signs of HistoryFrazee Block - Greenwood, BC

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Across Government Street from Greenwood's historic City Hall, the Frazee Block is now home to Greenwood's fire and ambulance services.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/5/2013

last visited: 1/10/2014

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersCity Hall - Greenwood, BC

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Greenwood's City Hall is on Government Street, one block east of the highway, at #202.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 3/26/2013

last visited: 1/5/2014

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersSt. Jude's Anglican Church - Greenwood, BC

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St Jude's is located on Skylark Street, just south of Providence Street in the centre of Greenwood.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 3/26/2013

last visited: 2/5/2014

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Signs of HistoryCopper Street - Greenwood, BC

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As Highway 3 makes its way through Greenwood, Canada's smallest city, it changes its name to Copper Street. Its informational sign is beside the Boundary Creek News building on Copper Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/31/2013

last visited: 1/6/2014

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Signs of HistoryPacific Block - Greenwood, BC

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Comprised of the Windsor and Pacific Hotels, the Pacific Block is to be found at the south end of Copper Street, on the west side of the street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/2/2013

last visited: 3/25/2014

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Signs of HistoryGulley Block - Greenwood, BC

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Originally a commercial block, this building now houses the library, the Greenwood Legion Branch the Kettle River Art Club, a community hall and more. It is the last building on the east side of the south end of Copper Street.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/2/2013

last visited: 1/12/2014

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersGreenwood Smelter - Greenwood, BC

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Two heritage markers, a replica smokestack from the smelter, and an interpretive sign reside on a small side road on the east side of Highway 3, just south of the old West Kootenay Power & Light Substation on the southern edge of Greenwood.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 3/26/2013

last visited: 7/8/2017

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Signs of HistoryA Short History of Greenwood - Greenwood, BC

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Greenwood's history is told through three separate signs along Highway 3 at the south end of the city. They are situated along Denver Avenue in the old community of Anaconda, beside a replica smokestack representing that of the old Greenwood smelter.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/8/2013

last visited: 9/3/2015

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersCopper Street - Greenwood, BC

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Two heritage markers, a replica smokestack from the smelter, and an interpretive sign reside on a small side road on the east side of Highway 3, just south of the old West Kootenay Power & Light Substation on the southern edge of Greenwood.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 3/26/2013

last visited: 9/3/2015

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Signs of HistoryGreenwood Road Tunnel - Greenwood, BC

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Just north of Greenwood beside Highway 3 is an incongruous sight, a tunnel under nothing and leading from nowhere to nowhere. Here is the story of that enigmatic tunnel.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 10/28/2014

last visited: 7/8/2017

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Signs of HistoryDewdney Trail - Boundary Falls, BC

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At a pullout along Highway 3, 5.5 km south of Greenwood, one will find this historical sign as well as a BC Heritage Marker relating the story of the Boundary Falls Smelter, an ill conceived and short lived turn of the century project.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/31/2013

last visited: 1/7/2014

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersBoundary Falls Smelter - Boundary Falls, BC

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This Heritage Marker and another relating the Dewdney Trail story are at a roadside parking area on the south side of Highway 3 about 5 km. south of Greenwood.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 3/26/2013

last visited: 9/3/2015

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Signs of HistoryEntwined Trees - Midway, BC

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These entwined trees can be found in a little park in Midway. The park is along Haynes Street at 6th Avenue.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/31/2013

last visited: 1/8/2014

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Signs of HistoryMile Zero-Kettle Valley Railway - Midway, BC

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The Kettle River Museum is on the north side of Highway 3, just west of the little town of Midway. This sign of history is along the Kettle Valley Rail Trail behind the museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/26/2013

last visited: 3/26/2014

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersMidway - Mile 0 of the Kettle Valley Railway

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A BC 150 Stop of Interest sign at the Midway Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bcrockcrawler, xstitcher, & BMXer

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 7/6/2010

last visited: 4/16/2013

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersEholt - Divisional Point of the Boundary - Eholt Summit, BC.

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You'll find this heritage marker along Highway 3 near the abandoned site of the town of Eholt. It's about 25 km. west and north of Grand Forks, at the northernmost point of the highway in the area.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 3/21/2013

last visited: 1/8/2014

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersMidway Hotels

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A 1995 marker off the 'beaten path' of Highway 3.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bcrockcrawler, xstitcher, & BMXer

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 7/6/2010

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersGrand Forks Mining & Agriculture - Grand Forks, BC

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This heritage marker is at a pullout on the hill west of the City of Grand Forks.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 5/5/2013

last visited: 1/12/2014

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersFructova School - Grand Forks, BC

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The Fructova School, now a museum of Doukhobor history, is located at The corner of Reservoir Rd. & Spencer Rd., north about 850 metres from Highway 3 and about 1 km west of Grand Forks.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 1/9/2013

last visited: 1/10/2014

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Commercial CommemorationsDoukhobor Migration to Canada - 100 Years - Grand Forks, British Columbia

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The Outlook Khristovoye Cemetery is west from Grand Forks. From Hwy. 3 turn north on North Fork Road for approximately 5 km. turn left on London Road and continue 1 km to cemetery.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 10/31/2014

last visited: never

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Commercial CommemorationsDoukhobor Migration to Canada - 100 Years - Grand Forks, British Columbia

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Doukhobor Migration to Canada plaque is inside the U.S.C.C. Doukhobor Cemetery. To access the cemetery, travel west from Grand Forks on Hwy. 3 approx, 5km, left at bottom of hill onto Mill Road and then right on Cemetery Frontage Road to entrance.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 1/8/2014

last visited: 1/9/2014

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersPride of the Valley Flour Mill - Grand Forks, BC

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Originally steam powered, this mill first operated from 1915 to 1945, using quartz mill stones to grind the grains.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 1/9/2013

last visited: 2/7/2014

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Washington Historical MarkersRanald MacDonald State Park

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Smallest State Park in Washington

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location: Washington

date approved: 11/27/2012

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryThe Black Bridge - Grand Forks, BC

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Just across Kettle River Drive from this landmark bridge is an information kiosk, and an old CPR tool shed. This plaque, part of the kiosk, informs passers-by of the story of the big ole bridge. It is accompanied by several period photos.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 10/29/2014

last visited: never

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Washington Historical MarkersRanald MacDonald - Toroda, WA

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Recognized as the first English teacher in Japan, Ranald MacDonald lead an interesting, and sometimes exciting, life as sailor, gold miner, writer, explorer, and teacher.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: Washington

date approved: 7/8/2016

last visited: never

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