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Ruskin
Community

Your Host(s) : Canada Post

Maple Ridge, BC (Nearby: Ruskin, Whonnock, Glen Valley, Silverhill, Stave Falls)

  • Ruskin

26915 River Rd
Maple Ridge, British Columbia
V2W 1M4


British Columbia Tourism Region : Vancouver, Coast, & Mountains

Description From Owner:
  • Ruskin - In 1897 the Canadian Cooperative Society established a sawmill here.
  • J.T. Wilband, the president, and Thomas Robinson, the secretary of the cooperative, named the new settlement after John Ruskin (1819-1900), the English author and critic who was one of the apostles of the cooperative movement.
  • The mill went bankrupt about a year later.
  • With permission from G.P.V and Helen B. Akrigg 1997 British Columbia Place Names. UBC Press.


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Nearby:
Nearby Lakes and Mountains:
  • Whonnock Lake, 2km
  • Iron Mountain, 2km
  • Silvermere Lake, 4km
  • Hayward Lake, 4km
  • Rolley Lake, 6km
  • Blue Mountain, 8km
  • Devils Lake, 9km
  • Hoover Lake, 10km
  • Mike Lake, 11km
  • Mount Crickmer, 14km
  • Beautiful Lake, 13km
  • Cannell Lake, 11km
  • Mirror Lake, 12km
  • Alouette Lake, 16km
  • Evans Peak, 16km
  • Peaceful Lake, 15km
  • Alouette Mountain, 16km
  • Blanshard Peak, 17km
  • Jacobs Lake, 15km
  • Sayres Lake, 16km
  • Mount Nutt, 18km
  • Pine Lake, 17km
  • Edge Peak, 18km
  • Blaney Lake, 15km
  • Surprise Lake, 16km
  • Mount Gatey, 19km
  • Mount Blanshard, 19km
  • Morgan Lake, 18km
  • Golden Ears, 19km
  • Bird Lake, 16km
  • Placid Lake, 17km
  • Irmy Lake, 17km
  • Eunice Lake, 18km
  • Gwendoline Lake, 17km
  • Betsy Lake, 18km
  • Katherine Lake, 19km
  • Loon Lake, 17km
  • Goose Lake, 16km
  • Florence Lake, 19km
  • Shirley Lake, 19km
  • Cranberry Lake, 16km
  • Lost Lake, 17km
  • Rose Lake, 19km
  • Mill Lake, 19km
  • Hatzic Lake, 15km
  • Mount Martyn, 23km
  • Laxton Lake, 22km
  • Page Lake, 16km
  • Raven Lake, 23km
  • Davis Lake, 18km