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Tadanac / Hanna Creek / Topping Creek

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Trail, BC (Nearby: Sunningdale, Tadanac, Rivervale, East Trail, West Trail)

  • Hanna Creek
  • Tadanac
  • Topping Creek

805 Spokane St
Trail, British Columbia
V1R 3W0

British Columbia Tourism Region : Kootenay Rockies

Description From Owner:
  • Hanna Creek - After Frank Hanna, who in 1890, in association with 'Colonel' Eugene Sayre Topping, pre-empted over 300 acres at the mouth of Trail Creek, the future townsite of Trail.
  • Later he quarrelled with his wife and with Topping, moved down to Texas, and died. Topping and Hanna's widow were married in 1906.
  • Tadanac - 'T' for Trail, plus 'Canada' spelled backward.
  • Topping Creek - After 'Colonel' Eugene S. Topping.
  • In July 1890, when Deputy Mining Recorder in Nelson, he accepted the proposition of two prospectors that he personally pay the fees for recording their claims in return for being shown an adjacent strip that he could stake for himself.
  • Thus, Topping acquired the fabulously rich Le Roi claim. (See also Hanna Creek and Trail.)
  • 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:
  • Mount Heinze, 4km
  • Lookout Mountain, 6km
  • Columbia Kootenay Mountain, 6km
  • Violin Lake, 9km
  • Lake Mountain, 9km
  • Monte Cristo Mountain, 7km
  • Baldy Mountain, 10km
  • Kearns Lake, 9km
  • Red Mountain, 8km
  • Tamarac Mountain, 11km
  • Champion Lakes, 11km
  • Mount Malde, 13km
  • Granite Mountain, 10km
  • Mount Kirkup, 10km
  • Mount Roberts, 11km
  • Grey Mountain, 11km
  • O.K. Mountain, 11km
  • Mount Mackie, 16km
  • Record Mountain, 12km
  • Blizzard Mountain, 13km
  • Mount Plewman, 14km
  • Mount Neptune, 17km
  • Mount Lepsoe, 15km
  • Mount Crowe, 17km
  • Old Glory Mountain, 15km
  • Mount Sophia, 17km
  • McDonald Peak, 18km
  • Mount Jeldness, 20km
  • Nancy Greene Lake, 22km
  • Mount Kelly, 21km
  • Sentinel Mountain, 30km
  • Goat Mountain, 21km
  • Grassy Mountain, 26km
  • Stott Peak, 22km
  • Grady Lake, 27km
  • Ladybird Mountain, 35km
  • Erie Mountain, 26km
  • Mount St. Thomas, 26km
  • Siwash Lake, 33km
  • Marble Lake, 32km
  • Siwash Mountain, 33km
  • Langill Lake, 39km
  • Bentz Peak, 41km
  • Mount Shields, 34km
  • Erie Lake, 28km
  • Mount Connor, 39km
  • Mount Drummond, 40km
  • Mount Stewart, 43km
  • Mount Wilton, 46km
  • Dominion Mountain, 36km