Tag: Kootenay Lake

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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,…