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Adams Lake ~ River
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Sorrento, BC (Nearby: Adams Lake, Squilax, Chase, Lee Creek, Turtle Valley)

  • Adams Lake ~ River

1250 Trans-Canada Hwy
Sorrento, British Columbia
V0E 3W0


British Columbia Tourism Region : Thompson Okanagan

Description From Owner:
  • Adams Lake - Appears as 'choo choo ach' (see Chu Chua) on Archibald McDonald's 1827 map of 'Thompson's River District.'
  • Subsequently renamed after a Shuswap Indian chief, Sel-howt-ken, who was baptized in 1849 by Father Nobili and given the name of Adam.
  • Walter Moberly reports that, when he visited the lake in 1865, he 'made the acquaintance of Adam and Eve, an Indian and his wife.'
  • With permission from G.P.V and Helen B. Akrigg 1997 British Columbia Place Names. UBC Press.


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