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British Columbia Heritage MarkersGirouard Cabin and Park - Vernon, BC

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This little cabin was built by Luc Girouard, a Quebecer, in 1867. It was the first home and the first post office in the City of Vernon, then known as Priest's Valley. Luc lived in it until 1893, at which time he built a larger house nearby.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/28/2014

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersNINTLE - MOOS - CHIN - Vernon, BC

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This BC Heritage Marker is on the south side of a traffic circle at 30th Avenue at 35th Street. It relates how the City of Vernon got its original, intermediate and final names.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/22/2014

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersPark School - Vernon, BC

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When built in 1893 this school cost the city of Vernon the exorbitant amount of $5,000.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 1/7/2015

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersVernon Courthouse - Vernon, BC

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"Buy Local" would have been the watchword for the construction of the Vernon Courthouse. It was constructed, starting in April of 1912, of local granite, local marble, local bricks and local lumber.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 1/8/2015

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersSt. James Catholic Church - Vernon, BC

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Eight feet taller than it is long, this Beautiful Catholic church of rusticated concrete block was touted as "one of the handsomest edifices of its kind in the interior" when completed in 1910. It has been in continuous use now for over 100 years.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/28/2014

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersUrquhart House - Vernon, BC

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This 1912 English Arts and Crafts bungalow was the work of architect Otto Beeston Hatchard (1879-1945), born in London, England. Extremely well crafted, most, if not all of his Vernon houses were built by local contractor Robert Ford.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/28/2014

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersMohr House - Vernon, BC

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Apparently unique in the city of Vernon, this is the sole remaining Second Empire building in Vernon. This style became the official style for federal buildings in Canada in the 1870s and 1880s. This building, built in 1893, is now a dentist office.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/28/2014

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersCampbell House - Vernon, BC

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This pre 1900 Queen Anne Revival style house was built in 1898 for A.E. Morden, but is better known for its subsequent owners, the Campbell family, who operated a furniture store and funeral home in Vernon for decades.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/28/2014

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersSecond Crowell House - Vernon, BC

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T. E. Crowell built this house for himself in 1910, using his own product, bricks. He had purchased the Vernon Brickyards in 1902 and subsequently built many of the city's most prominent brick buildings.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/28/2014

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersS.C. Smith House - Vernon, BC

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Completed in 1908 for S.C. Smith, prominent local businessman and sawmill owner, in 1956, 23 years after his death, the building became a convent for the Sisters of St. Ann. It has been home to the Vernon Community Music School since 1982.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/28/2014

last visited: 11/16/2016

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersO'Keefe Ranch - Armstrong, BC

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This heritage marker, recounting the beginnings of the Okanagan's first large ranching operation, is at the ranch, toward the rear of the parking area.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/28/2014

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersZion United Church - Armstrong, BC

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Initially a Presbyterian church, this wood frame building was the second church built in the town of Armstrong, with services being held for the first time on January 2nd, 1902. In 1925, with Canada wide church union, it became a United Church.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/28/2014

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersSpallumcheen Valley - Armstrong, BC

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This marker is placed at a small rest stop along Highway 97A, less than one km. northeast of the north Armstrong turnoff.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/22/2014

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersSt. Mary's Catholic Church - Enderby, BC

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This little wood framed Roman Catholic Church has stood behind the present day site of Super Save Gas on the southern outskirts of Enderby for nearly 100 years.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/14/2014

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersEnderby Drill Hall - Enderby, BC

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Built in 1914, at the outbreak of World War I, the drill hall was used during both World Wars and continues in use today in a non military role.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 2/2/2016

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersSt. Andrew's Presbyterian Church - Enderby, BC

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On the corner of Belvedere Street and Regent Avenue, this was the second Presbyterian Church built in Enderby, the first being built in 1890 on the corner of Russell and George Streets.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/14/2014

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersSt. George's Anglican Church - Enderby, BC

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This little wood frame church stands on the southwest corner of the intersection of Knight Avenue and Belvedere Street. It has stood there for 123 years, as of 2014.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/14/2014

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersCanadian National Station - Kelowna, BC

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On Thursday, September 10th, 1925, tracks of the Canadian National Railway finally reached the city limits of Kelowna. This occurred after 11 years of delay.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 4/8/2013

last visited: 1/3/2014

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersBC Growers Packing House - Kelowna, BC

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The BC Growers Packing House, now known as the Laurel Packing House, is on the corner of Ellis Street and Cawston Avenue at 1304 Ellis Street.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 5/5/2013

last visited: 1/2/2014

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersWillowbrook Farms Ltd. and the Parkinson Recreation Center — Kelowna, BC

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Tucked in behind the Parkinson Recreation Center is this historic sign that discusses the changing face of Kelowna. Prior to the present urbanization Kelowna was mostly farms and orchards. The Johnsons were like many others making a living here.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 5/24/2010

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersJ.W. Jones House - Kelowna, BC

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A beautifully restored and maintained Queen Anne residence, this is now home to a law group.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/24/2020

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersJames B. Knowles House - Kelowna, BC

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The J. B. Knowles House is now part of a park named for its original owner, Knowles Heritage Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ScroogieII

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/24/2020

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersChrist Evangelical Lutheran Church - Kelowna, BC

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Now a French cultural centre, this Gothic Revival edifice was built to house Kelowna's first Lutheran church.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/24/2020

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersFirst United Church - Kelowna, BC

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Built in 1909, this was the replacement for the original wood framed Knox Presbyterian Church, which dated from 1897.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 11/13/2015

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersW.R. Trench House - Kelowna, BC

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A 1½ storey Arts & Crafts style bungalow built for a druggist, this house has grown, as has the city, through the years.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ScroogieII

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/24/2020

last visited: never

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