Taylor First Ice Rink - Taylor, British Columbia
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N 56° 10.046 W 120° 41.375
10V E 643457 N 6227118
Quick Description: Taylor First Ice Rink sign is in front of the Church of the Good Shepherd and near the cemetery, close to the road.
Location: British Columbia, Canada
Date Posted: 9/20/2021 1:39:11 AM
Waymark Code: WM14ZX2
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Long Description:
TAYLOR'S FIRST ICE RINK
BUILT IN 1930s

In the 1930s an outdoor rink was made at the north end of Taylor. The local men came with horses and scrapers, levelling the area. Water was hauled by horse and sleigh with a tank built of lumber.

Taylor Historical and Archival Society
Transcribed from sign

Taylor, British Columbia


Taylor is in the Peace River region of beautiful British Columbia. It has approximately 1,375 residents in this small community. The town was named after Donald Herbert Taylor. It is home to the World's Invitational Gold Panning Championships held the first week in August. 2021 marks the 49th annual event, with a parade and other festivities. At the Lone wolf Golf Course is the World's Largest Golf Ball.

Type of Marker: Cultural

Type of Sign: British Columbia Tourism Sign

Describe the parking that is available nearby: Street parking

What Agency placed the marker?: Taylor Historical and Archival Society

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