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Signs of HistoryThe Meeting of the Rivers - Kamloops, BC

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Near the centre of Riverside Park, by the beach, is a large boulder with a pair of historical plaques. This, the second of the two, is a large bronze plaque relating the history of the area near the confluence of the North and South Thompson Rivers.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/1/2014

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryKamloops Bull Sale - Kamloops, BC

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This history lesson is posted in a bed just inside the southeast entrance to Riverside Park, somewhat northwest of the Geert Maas sculpture. It recounts the beginnings of, and the somewhat adventurous first Kamloops Bull Sale.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/2/2014

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersTom Bones House - Kamloops, BC

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This Arts and Crafts bungalow, at 328 Royal Avenue, is valued as a heritage property not only for its architectural significance, but as well for its association with its builder, Thomas Bones, an immigrant carpenter from England.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/22/2014

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersWilson Street House - Kamloops, BC

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This 1909/10 wood frame house was once the home William Stewart Wilson, a well known citizen in the early years of Kamloops. Recently restored by the city, the house is presently home to the Kamloops North Shore Business Improvement Association.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/28/2014

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersMemorial Arena - Kamloops, BC

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Completed in 1949, the Memorial Arena, like those of a great many towns and cities in Canada, was built as a memorial to those soldiers who never returned from war. It is used as much today as it was on the day it opened.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/14/2020

last visited: 9/14/2020

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Signs of HistoryKamloops Memorial Arena - Kamloops, BC

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Completed in 1949, the Memorial Arena, like those of a great many towns and cities in Canada, was built as a memorial to those soldiers who never returned from war.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/31/2014

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersB.C. Sheep Breeders Building - Kamloops, BC

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In the 1920s sheep herding was very popular in the Kamloops area and this building, built in 1929 by the B.C. Sheep Breeders Association, was the centre of activity for shows, fairs and sales until the 1960s.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/22/2014

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryPioneer Cemetery - Kamloops, BC

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Pioneer Cemetery was the first cemetery in Kamloops, with the final burial taking place in 1901. Falling into disuse, it was finally taken over by the city and restored in 1962

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/31/2014

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryTrails, Rails & the River Highway - Kamloops, BC

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Pioneer is a medium sized park on the Thompson River North of downtown Kamloops. At the entrance to the park are a caboose and a cattle car on display and this historical information sign.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 1/15/2015

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersSteamboat Saga — Kamloops Lake, BC

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Today as people drive quickly along British Columbia's highway few know that in the last half of the 19th century riverboats were a very common way to travel many of the rivers and lakes of the Interior.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 6/7/2015

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryCanadian Forces Station - Kamloops, BC

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This is the old NORAD Radar Station, constructed in Kamloops in 1956, beginning operations in 1958 and remaining operational until 1988. It was initially the home of the US Army's 825th Radar Squadron.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/23/2014

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryTK'emlups - Kamloops, BC

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Spirit Square, at the junction of Yew Street and Mackenzie Avenue, has an interesting history lesson, spread out over about 15 bronze plaques encircling a large open area of concrete and tile. They cover a wide array of local subjects.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/2/2014

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryFur Traders - Kamloops, BC

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Spirit Square, at the junction of Yew Street and Mackenzie Avenue, has an interesting history lesson, spread out over about 15 bronze plaques encircling a large open area of concrete and tile. They cover a wide array of local subjects.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/2/2014

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryLand Ownership - Kamloops, BC

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Spirit Square, at the junction of Yew Street and Mackenzie Avenue, has an interesting history lesson, spread out over about 15 bronze plaques encircling a large open area of concrete and tile. They cover a wide array of local subjects.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/2/2014

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryMining - Kamloops, BC

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Spirit Square, at the junction of Yew Street and Mackenzie Avenue, has an interesting history lesson, spread out over about 15 bronze plaques encircling a large open area of concrete and tile. They cover a wide array of local subjects.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/2/2014

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryTranquille Sanatorium - Kamloops, BC

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Spirit Square, at the junction of Yew Street and Mackenzie Avenue, has an interesting history lesson, spread out over about 15 bronze plaques encircling a large open area of concrete and tile. They cover a wide array of local subjects.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/2/2014

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryBRIDGES - Kamloops, BC

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Spirit Square, at the junction of Yew Street and Mackenzie Avenue, has an interesting history lesson, spread out over about 15 bronze plaques encircling a large open area of concrete and tile. They cover a wide array of local subjects.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/2/2014

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryAMALGAMATION - Kamloops, British Columbia

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Spirit Square, at the junction of Yew Street and Mackenzie Avenue, has an interesting history lesson, spread out over about 15 bronze plaques encircling a large open area of concrete and tile. They cover a wide array of local subjects.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/2/2014

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Signs of HistoryNOTABLE NAMES - Kamloops, BC

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Spirit Square, at the junction of Yew Street and Mackenzie Avenue, has an interesting history lesson, spread out over about 15 bronze plaques encircling a large open area of concrete and tile. They cover a wide array of local subjects.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/2/2014

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryHALSTON - Kamloops, BC

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Spirit Square, at the junction of Yew Street and Mackenzie Avenue, has an interesting history lesson, spread out over about 15 bronze plaques encircling a large open area of concrete and tile. They cover a wide array of local subjects.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/2/2014

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Signs of HistoryBC FRUITLANDS - Kamloops, BC

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Spirit Square, at the junction of Yew Street and Mackenzie Avenue, has an interesting history lesson, spread out over about 15 bronze plaques encircling a large open area of concrete and tile. They cover a wide array of local subjects.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/2/2014

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryFORT HOUSE - Kamloops, BC

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Spirit Square, at the junction of Yew Street and Mackenzie Avenue, has an interesting history lesson, spread out over about 15 bronze plaques encircling a large open area of concrete and tile. They cover a wide array of local subjects.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/2/2014

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Signs of HistoryERNEST BROCKLEHURST - Kamloops, BC

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Spirit Square, at the junction of Yew Street and Mackenzie Avenue, has an interesting history lesson, spread out over about 15 bronze plaques encircling a large open area of concrete and tile. They cover a wide array of local subjects.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/2/2014

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryIRRIGATION - Kamloops, BC

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Spirit Square, at the junction of Yew Street and Mackenzie Avenue, has an interesting history lesson, spread out over about 15 bronze plaques encircling a large open area of concrete and tile. They cover a wide array of local subjects.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/2/2014

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryFERRYMAN AND POET GEORGE LONEY - Kamloops, BC

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Spirit Square, at the junction of Yew Street and Mackenzie Avenue, has an interesting history lesson, spread out over about 15 bronze plaques encircling a large open area of concrete and tile. They cover a wide array of local subjects.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/2/2014

last visited: never

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