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9781927527061
5.5 x 8.5 inches
272 pages
paperback
CDN$ 19.95
Bisac: HIS006020

 

 
Barkerville and the Cariboo Goldfields
by Richard Thomas Wright
CDN$ 19.95

The stories of the men and women who dug for gold on Williams Creek are told in this revised and updated edition of a Canadian bestseller.

The legendary town of Barkerville is flourishing today, just as it did more than 150 years ago, but this time under the care of professional and amateur historians. Richard Thomas Wright peels back the pages of history as he unearths the area’s history and chronicles the fortunes and the follies of gold-rush-era Barkerville. The result of years of around-the-world research, Barkerville and the Cariboo Goldfields brings to life the men and women of the creeks who came in search of gold and left their mark on BC history. Wright mined the archives to bring forth new information on the development of the Cariboo goldfields and nearby places of interest.

Barkerville includes dozens of little-known historical photos and a complete index. It is the best, most comprehensive source of detailed information on this important national heritage site.


Barkerville and the Cariboo Goldfields
by Richard Thomas Wright
9781927527078
BISAC: HIS006020
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