Taylor Homesteader Bob Barker - Taylor, British Columbia
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N 56° 09.211 W 120° 41.043
10V E 643852 N 6225580
Quick Description: Taylor Homesteader Bob Barker sign is at the Taylor Library and Medical Clinic located at 104th Avenue.
Location: British Columbia, Canada
Date Posted: 9/19/2021 3:29:15 PM
Waymark Code: WM14ZTZ
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Long Description:
Taylor Homesteader Bob Barker

Bob Barker was an early arrival in Taylor and homesteaded this land. Bob wanted to call the flats “Barker Flats” but in 1923 Herbie Taylor won this argument when a post office was opened at his farm. Bob is in the rear corner of the photo.
Taylor Historical and Archival Society
Transcribed from sign

Rocky Mountain Historic Forts, also in Peace Island Park. A replica of forts used by the Rocky Mountain Rangers and its excellent collection of local hunting, trapping and gold-panning artifacts.

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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