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100 Mile House Cemetery - 100 Mile House, British Columbia
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters
N 51° 37.754 W 121° 17.905
10U E 617773 N 5721172
Quick Description: 100 Mile House Cemetery is located at 920 Cariboo Trail in the SE side of town.
Location: British Columbia, Canada
Date Posted: 6/20/2019 10:06:55 PM
Waymark Code: WM10TA6
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member elyob
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Long Description:
100 Mile House Cemetery is in the Cariboo Regional District of British Columbia. There is interesting history about this region as Mile Houses were established along the old Cariboo Trail during the Cariboo gold rush beginning 1860. There were many roadhouses along this route each numbered by how many miles it was from Mile "0" at Lillooet. The route was frequently used by stagecoaches and mule trains.

Currently there are approximately 1,900 residents in 100 Mile House primarily farming, forestry and mining support the community.

The 100 Mile House Cemetery was most likely established around 1966 based on the known burial records. The cemetery is still active with the most current in 2018. There are 586 known interments that are mostly flat headstones in well maintained grassy areas. The only large trees that remain are near the entrance. There is a circle roadway in the main part of the cemetery.

City, Town, or Parish / State / Country: 100 Mile House, British Columbia

Approximate number of graves: 586

Cemetery Status: Active

Cemetery Website: [Web Link]

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