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Atlin - Discovery Jail

Image depicts an old building which used to be the Discovery Jail. The plaque on it reads: "It cost $800 to build this two cell jail in 1902. The solid walls are 2"x6" laid flat one on top of the other. It was skidded to Atlin in the 1920s and used as a residence for many years."

Atlin - Mural

Image depicts a mural of Atlin with information about the Globe Theatre and Edwin L. Pillman on it. It reads: "Talented businessman arrived in Atlin in 1899, and for nearly fifty years operated a variety of businesses ~ grocery and drug stores, undertaker, market gardens and the theatre. Assissted by his loyal wife Elizabeth." It also states that the Globe Theatre was built in 1917 and was used until the early 40's.

Atlin - the Garrett Store

Image depicts the Garrett Store in Atlin, B.C. A plaque on it reads: "John Garrett, a prominent English cricket player, came to Atlin in 1910 to mine gold. In 1917 he opened this grocery and dry goods store where he also sold his wife's fresh baked bread and sweets."

Atlin - the Tarahne

Image depicts a boat named "the Tarahne," which is located in Atlin, B.C. Atlin Lake and Mountain are visible in the background.

Atlin - the Tarahne

Image depicts a boat named "the Tarahne," which is located in Atlin, B.C. Atlin Lake and Mountain are visible in the background.

Atlin - World War II Memorial

Image depicts a memorial plaque which reads: "In memory of the Atlin men who gave their lives for their country in World War II," and then proceeds to list several individuals.

Atlin Cemetery Sign

Image depicts a sign in the Atlin Cemetery, it reads: "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, young miners, northern aviators, brave women and new-born infants, all part of Atlin's pioneer heritage R.I.P."

Atlin Museum - Moose Hall

Image depicts the Moose Hall in the Atlin Museum. A sign above the door reads: "In 1905 this building was the new Arctic Brotherhood Hall in Discovery. Some years later it was hauled here in two parts by horses to become the Moose Lodge and Community Hall."

Battle Hill

Image depicts the Battle Hill National Historic Site in Kitwanga, B.C.. The sign located there says: "The small knoll in the valley was a native fortress. Legends maintain that it was man-made: built to repel marauding coastal tribes. The hill was the scene of local tribal battles, and at one time was crowned with the defenders' buildings. Known as Dhawdezp, the unique mound is a prominent feature in the legends and history of the Indian people."

Bear Snow Sculpture

Image depicts a snow sculpture of a bear, possibly during the Winter City Conference, in Prince George, B.C. Taken at the Prince George Civic Center. Map coordinates 53°54'45.6"N 122°44'59.6"W

Carving a Totem Pole

Image depicts several unidentified individuals inside a building, one of which is carving a totem pole. The location is uncertain.

Carving a Totem Pole

Image depicts several unidentified individuals inside a building, one of which is carving a totem pole. The location is uncertain.

Cottonwood House

Image depicts the Cottonwood House Historic Site along Barkerville Highway, east of Quesnel, B.C. A sign posted by the fence reads: "For over half a century the Boyd family operated this haven for man and beast. Here weary travellers found lodging, food, and drink. Here fresh horses were hitched to stage-coaches and miners bought supplies. This historic road-house, built in 1864, stood as an oasis of civilization on the frontier of a rich new land."

Fire Place and Couch Snow Sculptures

Image depicts a snow sculpted fire place and couch on a skating rink, possibly during the Winter City Conference, in Prince George, B.C. Taken at the Prince George Civic Center. Map coordinates 53°54'45.6"N 122°44'59.6"W

First Nations Drums

Image depicts several unidentified individuals standing outside a building, and holding intricately painted drums; the woman on the right is Sue Sedgwick. The location is uncertain.

First Nations Drums

Image depicts several unidentified individuals standing outside a building and holding intricately painted drums; Kent Sedgwick is standing the middle of the group with Sue Sedgwick beside him. The location is uncertain.

First Nations Drums

Image depicts several unidentified individuals standing outside a building, and holding intricately painted drums. The location is uncertain.

First Nations Drums

Image depicts several unidentified individuals standing outside a building, and holding intricately painted drums; the woman on the right is Sue Sedgwick. The location is uncertain.

Group of Seven

File contains slides depicting photographs of the art works of the Group of Seven.

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