Gold Fever Follies

In 1987, a small group of theater enthusiasts, headed by Ray Furlotte, started a musical review based on Rossland history. The show was embellished with local lore, old time tunes and real Cancan dancers from the Boomtown Garter Girls.

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Gold House B&B

The Gold House was built in 1904 to house the Assay offices & vault for the historic Hedley Gold Mines. This gracious home blends historic features from original flooring to high ceilings with comfortable furnishings.

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Gold Rush Trail

Gold was discovered in the Cariboo in 1859. Three years later, Britain’s Royal Engineers began construction of a historic road to riches.

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Gold Rush Trail Alexandra Bridge

Alexandra Bridge is a steel and concrete suspension bridge spanning the Fraser River adjacent to Alexandra Bridge Provincial Park, 22 kilometres north of Yale in southwestern British Columbia.

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Gold Rush Trail Ashcroft Manor

In 1862 C.F. & H.P. Cornwall settled here and developed Ashcroft Manor. The ranch, with its grist mill and saw mills, supplied Cariboo miners. The manor house was destroyed by fire in 1943, but the road house survives.

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Gold Rush Trail BX

Connecting Barkerville with the outside world, the “BX” stage coaches served “Cariboo” for over 50 years. The terminus was moved from Yale to Ashcroft after CPR construction destroyed the wagon road through the Fraser Canyon.

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Gold Rush Trail Church of St. John the Divine

Constructed around 1863 as a Church of England, the Church of St. John the Divine is a significant reflection of the establishment of British social and religious institutions in colonial British Columbia.

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Gold Rush Trail Fort Langley

Fort Langley is the exact location where, a century and a half ago, a huge fur trade organization called the Hudson’s Bay Company established a small post to trade with the First Nations of the West Coast.

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Gold Rush Trail New Westminster National Historic Event

New Westminster became the capital of the new colony of British Columbia in 1859.  It served the as the administrative headquarters until demands from the business community in Victoria caused the colonial government to unite with the colony of Vancouver

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