On September 16, 1868, a devastating fire in Barkerville spread quickly through the town’s compliment of wooden buildings, shingled roofs, and canvas ceilings to almost completely devour what had by then become the centre of British Columbia’s economic activity.

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Categories & Keywords
Category:Lifestyle and Recreation
Subcategory:Special Events
Subcategory Detail:Anniversary
Keywords:BC, Barkerville, Canada, fire, games