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British Columbia Tourism Region : Northern BC
- Giscome - After John Robert Giscome (c. 1832-1907).
- In 1863, during a prospecting expedition to the Peace River country, Giscome and Harry McDame, another black West Indian, became the first non-Indians to use the Giscome Portage route from the Fraser River to Summit Lake.
- (See Linda Eversole, 'John Robert Giscome, Jamaican Miner and Explorer,' British Columbia Historical News 18,3 :11-15.)
- With permission from G.P.V and Helen B. Akrigg 1997 British Columbia Place Names. UBC Press.
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