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Image for OLDEST - Brick School in the BC Interiorview gallery

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Brick School in the BC Interior

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When built in 1893 this school cost the city of Vernon the exorbitant amount of $5,000.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 1/7/2015

last visited: never

Image for FIRST - Home and Post Office in Vernon, BCview gallery

NENE18.5 km

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SuperlativesFIRST - Home and Post Office in Vernon, BC

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This little cabin was built by Luc Girouard, a Quebecer, in 1867. It was the first home and the first post office in the City of Vernon, then known as Priest's Valley. Luc lived in it until 1893, at which time he built a larger house nearby.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/28/2014

last visited: never

Image for Towne Cinema - Vernon, BCview gallery

NENE18.8 km

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Ghosts and HauntingsTowne Cinema - Vernon, BC

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This old Art Deco Theatre was built in 1928 as a live theatre venue and dance hall. In 1938 it was converted to a movie theatre. For years employees have told stories of their strange experiences in the theatre, after the moviegoers have gone home.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/3/2014

last visited: never

Image for ONLY - Anglican Church in the City of Vernon, BCview gallery

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SuperlativesONLY - Anglican Church in the City of Vernon, BC

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All Saints is the only Anglican Church in the city of Vernon, but is quite a large church. It stands on the east side of 27th Street, just north of 32nd Avenue.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 1/12/2015

last visited: never

Image for LARGEST - French Immersion Elementary School in British Columbia.view gallery

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SuperlativesLARGEST - French Immersion Elementary School in British Columbia.

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An elementary school since 1909, this was known as the Vernon Central School until it was renamed Beairsto School in 1961.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 2/20/2015

last visited: never

Image for ONLY - Second Empire Style Residence in Vernon, BCview gallery

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SuperlativesONLY - Second Empire Style Residence in Vernon, BC

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Apparently unique in the city of Vernon, this is the sole remaining Second Empire building in Vernon. This style became the official style for federal buildings in Canada in the 1870s and 1880s. This building, built in 1893, is now a dentist office.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/27/2014

last visited: never

Image for Ogopogo - Kelowna, BCview gallery

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Epic Beings and CreaturesOgopogo - Kelowna, BC

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Mythical creature believed by some to live in Okanagan Lake.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member The 2 Newlyweds

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 11/16/2011

last visited: never

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Epic Beings and CreaturesMythical Dragon – Kelowna, British Columbia

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Mythical Dragon is perched atop of the Primal Instinct Tattoo shop located at 1546 Pandosy Street in downtown Kelowna.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 4/2/2013

last visited: 2/8/2014

Image for Ogopogo (n'ha-a-itk) - Kelowna, British Columbiaview gallery

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Epic Beings and CreaturesOgopogo (n'ha-a-itk) - Kelowna, British Columbia

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The Ogopogo, or Naitaka, is said to live in Okanagan Lake. The lake which is over 80 miles in length has had sightings throughout. This sculpture of the Ogopogo is found near City Park in Kelowna, British Columbia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member wildwoodke

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 1/2/2010

last visited: 7/8/2008

Image for Guisachan House - Kelowna, British Columbiaview gallery

SS27.5 km

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Ghosts and HauntingsGuisachan House - Kelowna, British Columbia

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Guisachan Heritage Park is located at 1060 Cameron Avenue in Kelowna. The lane is behind the Guisachan House, just look for the large cedars.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 6/18/2013

last visited: 1/12/2014

Image for FIRST - Roman Catholic Church in the British Columbia Interiorview gallery

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SuperlativesFIRST - Roman Catholic Church in the British Columbia Interior

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This little log chapel, built by the Oblates of Mary Immaculate, was the first building to go up at Pandosy Mission. It was the first Roman Catholic church in the BC interior. It was restored in 1954, 96 years after its construction in 1860.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/3/2014

last visited: never

Image for Big Yellow Taxi - Westbank, BCview gallery

SWSW30.6 km

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Elevated Everyday ObjectsBig Yellow Taxi - Westbank, BC

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Look up! Up There! What is it? Is it a bird? Is it a plane?

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 2/7/2014

last visited: 5/17/2014

Image for Miscast Bell - Mission Hill Winery, Kelowna, BCview gallery

SWSW34 km

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Human ErrorMiscast Bell - Mission Hill Winery, Kelowna, BC

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Bell was miscast and is now on display.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member The 2 Newlyweds

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 11/15/2011

last visited: 7/29/2012

Image for Armstrong Fire Bell Plaque - Armstrong, BCview gallery

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Human ErrorArmstrong Fire Bell Plaque - Armstrong, BC

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Outside the museum in Armstrong is this bell and attendant plaque, donated to the museum by the firefighters of Armstrong.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/20/2014

last visited: never

Image for FIRST - Protestant church in the North Okanagan Valleyview gallery

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SuperlativesFIRST - Protestant church in the North Okanagan Valley

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This Anglican Church was built at Lansdowne, a community northeast of Armstrong, in 1885 and, with the coming of the S & O railroad to Armstrong, moved to Armstrong in 1891. It has been in continuous use ever since.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/28/2014

last visited: never

Image for Fire Breathing Dragon - Armstrong, BCview gallery

NENE45.5 km

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Epic Beings and CreaturesFire Breathing Dragon - Armstrong, BC

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Midway between Armstrong and Enderby on Highway 97 is the "Log Barn 1912", a touristy place which specializes in old-fashioned mennonite sausage, cheese, butter crust pies, jam and jellies. Outside is an eclectic variety of attractions.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 2/6/2015

last visited: never

Image for OLDEST - Church in the Shuswap Valley Still on its Original Siteview gallery

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Church in the Shuswap Valley Still on its Original Site

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This little wood frame church stands on the southwest corner of the intersection of Knight Avenue and Belvedere Street. It has stood there for 123 years, as of 2014.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/7/2014

last visited: never

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Ginormous Everyday ObjectsLargest Push Lawnmower

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A push style lawnmower with all working parts.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member mrspumpkin

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 2/9/2010

last visited: 7/11/2009

Image for World's Tallest Tripod Orchard Ladder - Summerland, British Columbia.view gallery

SS59.1 km

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Ginormous Everyday ObjectsWorld's Tallest Tripod Orchard Ladder - Summerland, British Columbia.

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The World's Tallest Tripod Orchard Ladder is located at 17208 Bentley Road in Summerland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/12/2012

last visited: 1/5/2014

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SuperlativesTALLEST -- Tripod Orchard Ladder in the world

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The World's Tallest Tripod Orchard Ladder is located at 17208 Bentley Road in Summerland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 12/12/2012

last visited: 1/28/2014

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Readable From AbovePENTICTON - Penticton, BC

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Visible from across Okanagan Lake on Highway 97, this large sign greets visitors arriving from north of Penticton.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 10/12/2013

last visited: 3/27/2014

Image for Old Men's Provincial Cemetery - Kamloops, BCview gallery

NWNW90.8 km

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Ghosts and HauntingsOld Men's Provincial Cemetery - Kamloops, BC

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The Old Men's Provincial Cemetery was opened in Kamloops in 1896 for the burial of the first resident of the Provincial Home for Old Men to pass away. The home itself was opened in 1894.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/14/2014

last visited: never

Image for Pioneer Cemetery - Kamloops, BCview gallery

NWNW91.2 km

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Ghosts and HauntingsPioneer Cemetery - Kamloops, BC

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Pioneer Cemetery was the first cemetery in Kamloops, with the final burial taking place in 1901. Falling into disuse, it was finally taken over by the city and restored in 1962. There were approximately 250 burials in the cemetery.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/14/2014

last visited: never

Image for OLDEST - Public Building in Kamloops, BC - St. Andrew’s on the Squareview gallery

NWNW91.9 km

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Public Building in Kamloops, BC - St. Andrew’s on the Square

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Standing majestically on the corner of Seymour Street and Second Avenue, St. Andrew's is the oldest public building in Kamloops, having been built in 1887. It was originally built as a Presbyterian Church on land donated by the CPR.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/22/2014

last visited: never

Image for FIRST - Vertical Lift Railway Bridge Built in Canada - Kamloops, BCview gallery

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SuperlativesFIRST - Vertical Lift Railway Bridge Built in Canada - Kamloops, BC

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This railway bridge is on the Canadian National's main transcontinental line and, as such, sees a lot of traffic. It makes for a great train watching spot.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/23/2014

last visited: never

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