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British Columbia Heritage MarkersBenvoulin Church - Kelowna, BC

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Benvoulin Church is in Benvoulin Heritage Park along Benvoulin Road, at number 2279.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 5/5/2013

last visited: 1/2/2014

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersEngineers Road, Manning Park, BC

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Along Highway 3 in Manning Provincial Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member gypsie2

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 7/27/2011

last visited: 8/21/2022

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersB.X. - Cache Creek, BC

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This heritage marker about the B.X. stage coaches is located on Highway 97 about 6 miles north of Cache Creek, British Columbia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/12/2013

last visited: 9/6/2016

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Signs of History1912 Ellison School - Kelowna, BC

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In 2012 this one time schoolhouse celebrated its centennial with a celebration and this spiffy new bronze plaque. The school remained open as a school until 1996. In 2001 it was repurposed and reopened as the Ellison Heritage School Community Centre.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/3/2014

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryEllison School and the Community - Kelowna, BC

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This is the first history sign erected at the school, prior to the school's centennial in 2012. The building was operated as a school from 1912 until 1996. In 2001 it was repurposed and reopened as the Ellison Heritage School Community Centre.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/3/2014

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersRock Oven - Penticton, BC

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This is one of several heritage markers which have been installed around the S.S. Sicamous Heritage Site and Museum on the waterfront of Okanagan Lake.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 12/26/2015

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersCanadian National Tug no. 6 - Penticton, BC

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Replacing coal fired steam tugs such as the S.S. Naramata, the diesel engine powered Tug No. 6 was built in England in 1948 and operated on Okanagan Lake until 1973.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 12/20/2015

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersS.S. Naramata - Penticton, BC

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Built in Ontario in 1914 and assembled in Vernon, the S.S. Naramata sailed the Okanagan for over half a century, pushing barges up and down the lake.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 12/20/2015

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersS.S. Okanagan Stern Saloon — Penticton, BC

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Okanagan Lake saw three luxury serving it waters prior the Depression. These ships moved people and goods up and down the length of the lake. The S.S. Okanagan was decommissioned and dismantled. The Stern Saloon is one of the few parts the survived.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 6/13/2010

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersPenticton Dredge Shed - Penticton, BC

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Restored and preserved by the S.S. Sicamous Heritage Society, the old Dredge Shed, built in 1933, now serves the society as workshop space for restoration work done by them.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 12/21/2015

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersS.S. Sicamous — Penticton, BC

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The gem of the British Columbia CPR Lake & River Service the S.S. Sicamous is today a museum on the shores of Okanagan Lake.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 5/30/2010

last visited: 9/27/2012

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersThe Incola Hotel - Penticton, BC

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This is another of several heritage markers which have been installed along the waterfront of Okanagan Lake in Penticton.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 1/14/2016

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersPackinghouse Row - Penticton, BC

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At the corner of Lakeshore Drive and Martin Street, this is part of the collection of heritage markers along the Okanagan Lake waterfront.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 1/14/2016

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersThe Government Wharf - Penticton, BC

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This is one of several heritage markers which have been installed along the waterfront of Okanagan Lake in Penticton.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 1/14/2016

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersEllis Street Cottage - Penticton, BC

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Barely 250 metres from Okanagan Lake, the Ellis Street Cottage has been around for awhile now.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 10/12/2021

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersEllis Memorial Chapel - Penticton, BC

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The first church built in Penticton, this little church was operated as St. Saviour's Anglican Church from 1905 until the completion of the new St. Saviour's Anglican in 1930.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 12/24/2015

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersSite of Saint Saviour’s Anglican Church - Penticton, BC

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Better known as Saint Savior's Anglican Church Cemetery, within is a marker placed by the City of Penticton which relates a history of the cemetery and the church which once stood in its northeast corner.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 1/6/2016

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersGold Rush 1858 — Harrison Hot Springs, BC

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It was the finding of gold along the Fraser and Thompson Rivers that brought people from around the world. Many communities in British Columbia started with this influx, and Harrison Hot Springs was no different.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 10/1/2010

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersAn American Railroad - Keremeos, BC

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One of the 1995 BC Heritage Markers.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bcrockcrawler, xstitcher, & BMXer

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 7/2/2010

last visited: 7/9/2017

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersOverlanders of 1862 - Louis Creek, BC

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North from Kamloops on Highway 5, the Yellowhead Highway, one comes to the little hamlet of Louis Creek.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/7/2019

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersKeremeos Grist Mill - Keremeos, BC

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This water powered grist mill, built in 1877, continues to grind wheat into flour today. The mill uses an overshot water wheel and water taken from a stream which flows by the mill.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 2/4/2015

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersBassett House - Okanagan Falls, BC

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One of the oldest buildings in the the oldest planned community in the South Okanagan, Bassett House has housed a museum for close to 40 years.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 11/9/2021

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryOld Clinton Cemetery - Clinton, British Columbia

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The Old Cemetery in Clinton is just off the Cariboo Hwy./97 Hwy. and Old Cemetery Road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/31/2019

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersJunction to the Cariboo Gold Mines - Clinton, British Columbia

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This cairn marks The junction of two routes to the to the Cariboo Gold Mines. It is located at the corner Cariboo Avenue and Hwy. 97/Cariboo Hwy.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 7/13/2021

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersClinton, BC

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Once known as "The 47 Mile", Clinton sprang into existence around 1863.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 7/7/2021

last visited: never

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