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Hazelton in Kitimat-Stikine, British Columbia — Canada’s West Coast (North America)
 

Hazelton

 
 
Hazelton Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dawn Bowen, July 6, 2008
1. Hazelton Marker
Inscription.  Head of sternwheeler navigation on the Skeena. The town grew at the landing close to the Indian village of Gitenmaks. Crews from the Collins Telegraph arrived in 1866. Following them Omineca gold miners, Hudson’s Bay pack strings and “gandy dancers” of the Grand Truck all tramped these streets. Each is a chapter in the history of “the town on the hazel flats.”
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansSettlements & SettlersWaterways & Vessels. A significant historical year for this entry is 1866.
 
Location. 55° 15.442′ N, 127° 40.541′ W. Marker is in Hazelton, British Columbia, in Kitimat-Stikine. Marker is at the intersection of Government Street and Bay Street, on the left when traveling north on Government Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hazelton BC V0J 1Y0, Canada. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 2 other markers are within 6 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Hagwilget Bridges (approx. 4.8 kilometers away); People of the Skeena (approx. 5.3 kilometers away).
 
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Hazelton Marker along Skeena River image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dawn Bowen, July 6, 2008
2. Hazelton Marker along Skeena River
Skeena River image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dawn Bowen, July 6, 2008
3. Skeena River
Main street in Hazelton image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dawn Bowen, July 6, 2008
4. Main street in Hazelton
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 21, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 11, 2008, by Dawn Bowen of Fredericksburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,170 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 11, 2008, by Dawn Bowen of Fredericksburg, Virginia. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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