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Castlegar

The City of Castlegar is found at the southern reaches of Lower Arrow Lake, at the confluence of the Kootenay and Columbia Rivers. The explorer David Thompson traveled through…

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Revelstoke

When the Canadian Pacific Railway bridged the Rocky Mountains in the mid-1880′s, a wave of explorers, prospectors, and settlers followed the rails into the newly opened mountain ranges….

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Kaslo

In the mid-1800′s, prospectors from the northern parts of Washington State, Idaho, and Montana began exploring the shores of Kootenay Lake for precious ores and mineral outcroppings. Many…

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Nelson

In 1867, placer gold was discovered at the mouth of Forty-Nine Mile Creek, just west of what would one day become the booming frontier mining town of Nelson,…