Harrison Mills / Chehalis River / Winslow Creek

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Harrison Mills, BC (Nearby: Minto Landing, Fairfield, Lake Errock, Chilliwack (City) , Sardis)

  • Chehalis River
  • Winslow Creek

1995 School Rd
Harrison Mills, British Columbia
V0M 1L0

British Columbia Tourism Region : Vancouver, Coast, & Mountains

Description From Owner:
  • Chehalis River - Chehalis is also found as a place name in the Cassiar and in southern Washington state.
  • There is a great range of meanings offered, the two most probable being 'the place one reaches after ascending the rapids,' and 'where the 'chest' of a canoe grounds on a sandbar' the 'chest' of a dugout being its widest part, directly behind the bow.
  • Linguistic evidence favours the second interpretation, but two old Indian women have quite independently proffered the first.
  • Winslow Creek - After Rainsford H. Winslow, BCLS, killed in action in September 1918.
  • With permission from G.P.V and Helen B. Akrigg 1997 British Columbia Place Names. UBC Press.

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Nearby Lakes and Mountains:
  • Echo Lake, 2km
  • Elbow Lake, 3km
  • Lake Errock, 5km
  • Mount Woodside, 5km
  • Mount Shannon, 8km
  • Stacey Lake, 6km
  • Morris Lake, 9km
  • Deroche Mountain, 8km
  • Mount Keenan, 13km
  • Chilliwack Mountain, 12km
  • Wolf Lake, 11km
  • Grace Lake, 11km
  • Weaver Lake, 13km
  • Mount Agassiz, 10km
  • Mount Klaudt, 14km
  • Francis Lake, 13km
  • Campbell Lake, 11km
  • Mount Wardrop, 12km
  • Mount Davies, 16km
  • Mount Tom, 16km
  • Ryder Lake, 16km
  • Dickson Lake, 13km
  • Nicomen Mountain, 13km
  • Thurston Lake, 13km
  • Mount Catherwood, 15km
  • Mount Downing, 22km
  • Cultus Lake, 22km
  • Elk Mountain, 19km
  • Cheam Lake, 16km
  • Chehalis Lake, 22km
  • Sonny Lake, 16km
  • Vedder Mountain, 22km
  • Mount Fletcher, 22km
  • Bear Mountain, 16km
  • Vedder Peak, 23km
  • Sumas Peak, 19km
  • Bear Lake, 17km
  • Mount McRae, 25km
  • Wood Lake, 24km
  • Mount Amadis, 25km
  • Mount Thurston, 21km
  • Chadsey Lake, 20km
  • Trout Lake, 19km
  • Church Mountain, 25km
  • Mount Jasper, 22km
  • Taggart Peak, 21km
  • Liumchen Lake, 26km
  • Sunrise Lake, 26km
  • Wilson Lake, 25km
  • Mount Orrock, 26km