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Atlin, BC Buildings and Structures With digital objects
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General Store in Atlin, BC

Photograph depicts young girl standing on front deck of "WANAMAKER'S GENERAL MERCHANDISE." Car visible on left, gas pump in front. Trees and neighbouring house visible in background. Handwritten annotation on recto of photograph: &q...

H.F. Glassey with Wolf Pelts

Photograph depicts H.F. Glassey wearing a suit and tie, holding up a wolf pelt in both hands. House stands behind Glassey, pelts hanging from eaves in front of porch. These pelts came from the Teslin Lake area (this region spans Northern British C...

Man & Women with Dogsled Team

Photograph depicts two women and one man standing in snowy street behind loaded sled pulled by three large dogs. Unidentified buildings in background, hill visible in distance. It is speculated that this photograph may have been taken in Atlin, B.C.

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...

Atlin - Nurses' Residence

Image depicts a building which once served as the residence for two nurses in Atlin, B.C. A sign in front of the house reads: "Grateful Atlinites built this house in 1902 for their first missionary nurses, Helen Bone and Elizabeth Mitchell, ...

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...

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'...

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 - A Dock

Image depicts a dock on the shore of Atlin Lake, as well as a building that may have once been a hospital. The slide is simply labelled "hospital."

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 aliv...

Atlin Lake

Image depicts Atlin Lake as well as a small section of Atlin, B.C. The mountain is possibly Atlin Mountain.

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 stor...

Atlin, BC in 1899

Photograph depicts the Atlin townsite, forest in foreground, hills in background. Town stands on edge of lake located in left midground. Handwritten annotation on verso of photograph: "Atlin City B.C., Sept. 3rd 1899. Copyrighted by S.A. Smyt...