“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Stikine Region, British Columbia

Atlin Cemetery Marker image, Touch for more information
© Murray Lundberg (used by permission), February 20, 2016
Atlin Cemetery Marker
1British Columbia, Stikine Region, Atlin — Atlin Cemetery
In 1898, Fritz Miller and Kenny McLaren found gold on nearby Pine Creek, triggering British Columbia's last placer gold rush. The boom subsided by 1908, but gold has kept Atlin alive. Now Miller and McLaren lie here among hard bitten prospectors, . . . Map (db m188029) HM
2British Columbia, Stikine Region, Centreville — Cassiar Gold Rush
The prospect of quick riches lured hundreds of placer miners to the Cassiar, where gold was discovered first at Dease Creek in 1872. Rich claims were later found at Thibert Creek and here at McDame Creek. From this creek in 1877 a 72-ounce solid . . . Map (db m187916) HM
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Mar. 27, 2023