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Hazelton in Kitimat-Stikine Regional District, British Columbia — The Canadian Pacific
 

Hazelton

 
 
Hazelton Marker image. Click for full size.
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, Hudsonís 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.”
 
Location. 55° 15.442′ N, 127° 40.541′ W. Marker is in Hazelton, British Columbia, in Kitimat-Stikine Regional District. 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, British Columbia V0J 1Y0, Canada.
 
Categories. Settlements & SettlersWaterways & Vessels
 
Hazelton Marker along Skeena River image. Click for full size.
By Dawn Bowen, July 6, 2008
2. Hazelton Marker along Skeena River
Skeena River image. Click for full size.
By Dawn Bowen, July 6, 2008
3. Skeena River
Main street in Hazelton image. Click for full size.
By Dawn Bowen, July 6, 2008
4. Main street in Hazelton
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 11, 2008, by Dawn Bowen of Fredericksburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,063 times since then and 20 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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