4836 Radium Boulevard
British Columbia Tourism Region : Kootenay Rockies
- Mountain named after Edward Berland, the I-IBC guide who saw Sir George Simpson through this part of the country in 1841.
- A pious Catholic, he gave religious instruction to the Indians and taught them how to keep track of the months and days by cutting notches in wooden sticks.
- Mount Daer - from Lord Daer, the title of the son and heir of the Earl of Selkirk. The last Lord Daer became the sixth Earl of Selkirk in 1820.
- Mount Harkin - After James B. Harkin, from 1911 to 1936 Canada's first commissioner of national parks. He has been called the ‘Father of National Parks in Canada.’
- Kimpton Creek - After an early settler, Rufus Kimpton, who once stole an Anglican church. When the CPR decided in 1899 to move its divisional headquarters from Donald to Revelstoke, this church was one of the buildings scheduled for removal.
- Kimpton and his wife were very attached to the little church, however, so clandestinely he and his friends took down the building, shipped the timbers to Windermere, and reassembled the church here. Somewhere along the way, the bell was stolen and is now
- With permission from G.P.V and Helen B. Akrigg 1997 British Columbia Place Names. UBC Press.
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