Tulameen / Lodestone Mountain / Podunk Creek / Thynne Creek / Tulameen River

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Princeton, BC (Nearby: Tulameen, Coalmont, Allison Lake, Allenby, Brookmere)

  • Lodestone Mountain
  • Podunk Creek
  • Podunk Creek
  • Thynne Creek
  • Tulameen River

232 Bridge St
Princeton, British Columbia
V0X 1W0

British Columbia Tourism Region : Vancouver, Coast, & Mountains

Description From Owner:
  • Lodestone Mountain - From the magnetite deposits on this mountain.
  • Podunk Creek - After Willard Albert ('Podunk') Davis, a trapper and woodsman who died in 1943. Recalled the Reverend John Goodfellow: 'Podunk was a man to be reckoned with. Even in old age his frame suggested the rugged strength of younger days.'
  • Thynne Creek - After J.C. (Jack) Thynne, a great-grandson of a Marquess of Bath. He came into the Nicola country in 1887. He was much in demand as a fiddler at dances.
  • Tulameen River - From a Thompson Indian word meaning 'red earth.'
  • The source of the much-prized red ochre, for which Indians travelled from afar was a steep bank of the river four miles north of Princeton. The settlement of Tulameen was earlier known as Campement des Femmes or Otter Flat.
  • With permission from G.P.V and Helen B. Akrigg 1997 British Columbia Place Names. UBC Press.

Tulameen River

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Nearby Lakes and Mountains:
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  • Otter Mountain, 1km
  • Otter Lake, 4km
  • Mount Riddell, 3km
  • Frembd Lake, 8km
  • Boulder Mountain, 8km
  • Mount Rabbitt, 6km
  • Lodestone Mountain, 11km
  • Lodestone Lake, 11km
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  • Olivine Mountain, 9km
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  • Little Thynne Lake, 15km
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  • McDiarmid Lake, 19km
  • Stedman Lake, 20km
  • MacKenzie Lake, 15km
  • McCaffrey Lake, 15km
  • Mount Pike, 20km
  • Halfway Lake, 21km
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  • Goose Lake, 22km
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  • Stony Lake, 22km
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