Forest Grove / Dempsey Lake / Forest Grove

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Forest Grove, BC (Nearby: Buffalo Creek, Gateway, Canim Lake, 105 Mile House, 100 Mile House)

  • Dempsey Lake
  • Forest Grove

4537A Canim-Hendrix Lake Rd
Forest Grove, British Columbia
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British Columbia Tourism Region : Cariboo Chilcotin Coast

Description From Owner:
  • In 1919 a boxing enthusiast in the Cariboo named this lake after Jack Dempsey, heavyweight champion of the world.
  • Forest Grove - Not after the town in Oregon, but after a grove here. The name was suggested by a sister of E.C. Phillips, the local storekeeper, at a public meeting held to choose a name for the post office.
  • With permission from G.P.V and Helen B. Akrigg 1997 British Columbia Place Names. UBC Press.

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