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by Branwen Patenaude

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1895811090
Author:
Branwen Patenaude
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English
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Heritage House Publishing (May 1, 1996)
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The pioneer roadhouses between Clinton and Barkerville provide us a living heritage of the colourful era of the Cariboo Gold Rush

The pioneer roadhouses between Clinton and Barkerville provide us a living. The pioneer roadhouses between Clinton and Barkerville provide us a living heritage of the colourful era of the Cariboo Gold Rush. While thousands plodded toward Barkerville dreaming of paydirt on Williams Creek, always seeking a faster route to their motherlode, a separate breed of settlers created the shelters that would ease their journey. The trail was everchanging and The pioneer roadhouses between Clinton and Barkerville provide us a living heritage of the colourful era of the Cariboo Gold Rush.

The name Cariboo Road or Cariboo Trail is also informally applied to a toll road . Horsdahl and Schubert.

The name Cariboo Road or Cariboo Trail is also informally applied to a toll road built by contractor Gustavus Blin-Wright in 1861–1862 from Lillooet to Williams Lake, Van Winkle and on to Williams Creek (Richfield, Barkerville). This route was known also as the Old Cariboo Road, when the Lakes Route from Port Douglas to Lillooet had not yet been superseded by the Fraser Canyon route of the Cariboo Wagon Road proper. Fraser Canyon Gold Rush.

This historically based novel is about the adventures of Philip Henry Nind, the 1st Gold Commissioner in the .

This historically based novel is about the adventures of Philip Henry Nind, the 1st Gold Commissioner in the Cariboo region of British Columbia in 1860, whose voluminous letters to Governor Douglas told of the exploding development of the country.

The Old Cariboo Road is a reference to the original wagon road to the Cariboo gold fields in what is now the Canadian province of British Columbia. It should not be confused with the Cariboo Road, which was built slightly later and used a different route. It was built from Lillooet to Alexandria, beginning in 1859, and was a precursor to the slightly later Cariboo Wagon Road that was built from Yale via Cache Creek-Ashcroft

Personal Name: Patenaude, Branwen C. (Branwen Christine), 1927-. The administration of the site is not responsible for the content of the site. The data of catalog based on open source database. All rights are reserved by their owners.

Personal Name: Patenaude, Branwen C. Download book Golden nuggets : roadhouse portraits along the Cariboo's Gold Rush Trail, Branwen Patenaude.

The pioneer roadhouses between Clinton and Barkerville provide a living heritage of the colourful era of the Cariboo gold rush

The pioneer roadhouses between Clinton and Barkerville provide a living heritage of the colourful era of the Cariboo gold rush. While thousands plodded toward Barkerville dreaming of pay dirt on Williams Creek, always seeking a faster route to the motherlode, a separate breed of settlers created the shelters that would ease their journey. The trail was everchanging, and when the rush was over the Cariboo-Chilcotin was left with a mosaic of roadhouses and a legacy to build on. These structures had their own stories, tales of wild nights and human heartbreak, sagas of sin and sincerity.

British Columbia gold rush into the Cariboo .

In 1861, with his bother William, he left California and followed the British Columbia gold rush into the Cariboo. They arrived in the Fraser Canyon that year and started a road house for the miners on their way to the gold mines further up the Fraser. In 1873 George Boothroyd sold his interest in the roadhouse to his brother William and moved with his wife and family to New Westminster where they remained for a short period. While living in New Westminster Mr. Boothroyd homesteaded 160 acres in Surrey Centre.

Route of the Cariboo Road in red. Steamboat travel in blue; dotted lines are alternate . Steamboat travel in blue; dotted lines are alternate routes or routes to other goldfields. The Cariboo Road (also called the Cariboo Wagon Road, the Great North Road or the Queen's Highway) was a project initiated in 1860 by the Governor of the Colony of British Columbia, James Douglas.

Discover BC’s gold rush past on this road trip itinerary and map from Lillooet to Barkerville. Situated on the western slopes of the Cariboo Mountain Range, these lakes are world-renowned for their canoe circuit-a chain of lakes, waterways, and connecting portages covering 116km/72mi. Bowron Lake Provincial Park Chris Harris. Optional: Backtrack on Highway 26 to Quesnel and head north on Highway 97 to Prince George.

The pioneer roadhouses between Clinton and Barkerville provide a living heritage of the colourful era of the Cariboo gold rush. While thousands plodded toward Barkerville dreaming of pay dirt on Williams Creek, always seeking a faster route to the motherlode, a separate breed of settlers created the shelters that would ease their journey. The trail was everchanging, and when the rush was over the Cariboo-Chilcotin was left with a mosaic of roadhouses and a legacy to build on. These structures had their own stories, tales of wild nights and human heartbreak, sagas of sin and sincerity.

In the first volume of Trails to Gold, the author described the early inns, primarily south of Clinton, which preceded the construction of the Cariboo Road between 1862 and 1865. This volume completes the story of the peak years of a gold rush that British Columbia will never forget.