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British Columbia Tourism Region : Vancouver, Coast, & Mountains
- After Laurent Guichon (1836-1902), a native of France who took part in the Cariboo gold rush of 1861 and subsequently ranched with his brothers in the Nicola country (see Guichon Creek).
- In 1883 he left the Interior and bought and began farming a large tract of land here in the Fraser delta. The 'port,' once a halt for regular steamboat traffic, is now silted in.
- With permission from G.P.V and Helen B. Akrigg 1997 British Columbia Place Names. UBC Press.
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