Creston (Town) / Erickson

Phone : (250) 428-2214
Your Host(s) : Municipal Administration

Creston, BC (Nearby: Alice Siding, Erickson, Canyon, Lister, Arrow Creek)

  • Creston (Town)
  • Erickson

238 - 10th Avenue North
Creston, British Columbia
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British Columbia Tourism Region : Kootenay Rockies

Description From Owner:
  • Known originally as Seventh Siding, during the construction of the CPR'S Crowsnest line, 1897-8.
  • When the CPR sought to buy land from Fred Little for a townsite here, he stipulated that the new town be named Creston after his hometown in Iowa.
  • Erickson - After E.G. Erickson (1857-1927), CPR superintendent at Cranbrook from 1904 to 1908.
  • With permission from G.P.V and Helen B. Akrigg 1997 British Columbia Place Names. UBC Press.

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