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Williams Lake (City) / Boitano Lake / Meldrum Creek / Miocene / Springhouse

Phone : (250) 392-1774
Your Host(s) : Municipal Administration

Williams Lake, BC (Nearby: Dog Creek, Glendale, Commodore Heights, South Lakeside, Esler)

  • Boitano Lake
  • Meldrum Creek
  • Meldrum Creek
  • Miocene
  • Springhouse
  • Williams Lake

450 Mart Street
Williams Lake, British Columbia
V2G 1N3

British Columbia Tourism Region : Cariboo Chilcotin Coast

Description From Owner:
  • After Augustine Boitano, who owned the adjacent Springhouse Ranch.
  • Meldrum Creek - After Thomas Meldrum, reputedly the first white man to have the courage to live in the Chilcotin Indians' country following the massacre of the Waddington road-builders in the Chilcotin Uprising of 1864.
  • Miocene - After the old Miocene Mine on the Horsefly River. Miocene is part of the Tertiary period in geological time.
  • Springhouse - In gold rush days, a roadhouse here was close to St. Peter's Spring.
  • Williams Lake - The name of Williams Lake dates back at least to 28 April 1860, when John Telfer was granted a preemption 'situated at Williams Lake.'
  • This lake is named for Chief William, at one time the leader of the Sugar Cane Reserve Indians.
  • During the 'Chilcotin War' of 1864, Chief William blocked the endeavours of the Chilcotins to have the other Indians in the Cariboo join them in a general massacre of the whites.
  • With permission from G.P.V and Helen B. Akrigg 1997 British Columbia Place Names. UBC Press.

Meldrum Creek

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