1057 Old Cariboo Rd
British Columbia Tourism Region : Thompson Okanagan
- Bonaparte River, flows S. past Cache Cr. Since this is mentioned by name as early as 1826, flows S. past Cache cr. (C-9). Since this is mentioned by name as early as 1826
- it would seem that the river was named directly after the great Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821) rather than the Kanaka labourer who is known to have been nicknamed Napoleon.
- With permission from G.P.V and Helen B. Akrigg 1997 British Columbia Place Names. UBC Press.
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