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British Columbia Heritage MarkersCariboo Hotel - Quesnel, BC

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The second oldest hotel building in Quesnel, the present Cariboo Hotel came to be as the result of a major fire in 1916.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 6/27/2019

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersCenotaph - Quesnel, BC

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Unveiled on September 24, 1922, this is the City of Quesnel's cenotaph, prominently located on the major thoroughfare, Highway 97, the Cariboo Highway.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 6/27/2019

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersBeacon Hill Park — Victoria, BC

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Beacon Hill was named for two beacons erected at the summit to aid with ship navigation around various reefs close to the entrance of Victoria's harbour. By 1882 the City of Victoria acquired the land and created a municipal park.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 6/24/2019

last visited: 6/21/2022

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersSt. Alban’s the Martyr Anglican Church - Ashcroft, BC

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The first church to be built in the Village of Ashcroft, St. Alban’s the Martyr remains as active as ever.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 6/24/2019

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersZion United Church - Ashcroft, BC

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Built just one year after the first church in Ashcroft, this was initially a Presbyterian church which also served the Methodists for several years.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 6/24/2019

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersThe Old Fraser River Bridge - Quesnel, BC

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Begun in 1928 and completed in the Spring of 1929 this one time road bridge is now the World's Longest Wooden Pedestrian Bridge at 831 feet.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 6/24/2019

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersPacific Great Eastern Railway Station - Quesnel, BC

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Quesnel's only railway depot, the Pacific Great Eastern still stands along the tracks of the Canadian National Railway.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 6/24/2019

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersHudson’s Bay Company - Quesnel, BC

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Built in the 1800s, this was a Hudson's Bay Company Store until closing in 1919.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 6/24/2019

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersHudson’s Bay Company Building - Quesnel, BC

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Built in the 1800s, this was a Hudson's Bay Company Store until closing in 1919.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 6/24/2019

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersRoyal Bank-188 Carson Ave - Quesnel, BC

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Opened for business in 1928, this was, for many years, the Quesnel branch of the Royal Bank of Canada.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 6/24/2019

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersI.O.O.F. Hall - Ashcroft, BC

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On the northwest corner of 4th Avenue and Brink Street, this was, for many years, the home of the Ashcroft chapter of the I.O.O.F., the Oddfellows,

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 6/24/2019

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersCanadian Northern Pacific's Last Spike - Ashcroft, BC

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The Canadian Northern Pacific Last Spike heritage plaque is located in a pull-out on the east side of the Trans-Canada Highway approximately 15 km south of Ashcroft and 19.5 km north of Spences Bridge.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 6/24/2019

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersUniversity Club - Vancouver, CA

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The former Quadra Club now houses the Nightingale restaurant.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Go Boilers!

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 6/20/2019

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersJones Tent & Awning Building — Vancouver, BC

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This heritage plaque follows the history of this 1913 brick building on Vancouver's Westside. Through the building's history, it documents how this area was originally a railway served industrial area.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 6/18/2019

last visited: 3/8/2021

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersBessborough Armoury — Vancouver, BC

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This plaque explains the construction history of the Bessborough Armoury and at the same time commemorates the 75th anniversary of the formation of the 15th Field Artillery Regiment of the Royal Canadian Artillery.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 6/18/2019

last visited: 3/8/2021

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersF. Haynes & Co. Building — Vancouver, BC

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In the 1910s, 1920s, and 1930s this area of Kitsilano was a burgeoning industrial area that continued until the 1980s and 1990s. Since then the area has been moved towards condos. The F. Haynes & Co. Building is an example of the change.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 6/18/2019

last visited: 3/8/2021

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersMcLeod's Lake Post - McLeod Lake, BC

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Fort McLeod is the site of the first continuously inhabited European settlement established west of the Rocky Mountains in Canada, the surrounding community still inhabited today.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 6/18/2019

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersBritish Columbia Electric Railway Co — Langley, BC

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The British Columbia Electric Railway was one of the largest networks of electric interurban and streetcar routes serving Vancouver, New Westminster, the Fraser Valley, the Saanich Peninsula, and Victoria.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 6/10/2019

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersCrumpled Iron Has a History — Victoria, BC

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Even a bit of damaged iron has a bit of history around it. In this case, it is the bilge keel of the H.M.S. Amphion which was damaged while carrying the royal party of the Governor General of Canada.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 5/23/2019

last visited: 3/7/2022

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersDiscovery Island Light — Victoria, BC

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The cast iron lantern from the 1938 Discovery Island Lighthouse was moved to the Coast Guard Station in 1980.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 5/22/2019

last visited: 5/31/2020

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersLandmark Victoria Teacher Strike Makes History — Victoria, BC

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In the post-World War One period labour actions were beginning to take place across Canada. One of the first ones was the Victoria Teachers' Strike in February 1919.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 5/22/2019

last visited: 5/31/2020

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersAnnieville — Delta, BC

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Starting off as a fishing village on the shores of the Fraser River, the community had to shift away from the river's edge when the Great Northern Railway built a rail line. Today this village is a neighbourhood in suburban Delta.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 5/18/2019

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersGeorge Mercer Dawson (1849-1901) - Sparwood, BC

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Located along Highway 3 (westbound side) just west of Sparwood BC

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Bon Echo

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 7/18/2018

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersFernie Coal - Fernie, BC

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Located in Rotary Park near downtown Fernie

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Bon Echo

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 7/18/2018

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersFormer gold miner built 'The First and the Last' - Nanaimo, BC

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432 Fitzwilliam Street

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member elyob

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/6/2017

last visited: 6/2/2022

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