Bennett / Bennett Lake

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Carcross, YT, BC (Nearby: Bennett, Lindeman, Engineer, Rupert, Taku)

14 Bennett St
Carcross, YT, British Columbia
Y0B 1B0

British Columbia Tourism Region : Northern BC

Description From Owner:
  • This was the Boat Lake of the white gold-seekers until Lieutenant Frederick Schwatka of the us Army passed this way on his Yukon expedition in 1883 and renamed it after James Gordon Bennett (1841-1918), proprietor of the New York Herald.
  • With permission from G.P.V and Helen B. Akrigg 1997 British Columbia Place Names. UBC Press.

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