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Barkerville Historic Town & Park

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Barkerville Historic Town & Park

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Growing up, and when I attended school, there was always something intriguing to me about pioneer life and the gold rush. The history textbooks would write about the exploits and adventures of Simon Fraser as he navigated the canyon that now bears his name; the difficulties
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It takes a little while to get there once you leave the main road but once you get there it is like you went back in time a hundred years ago. The dirt road and the buildings are incredible. I can imagine what it looked like so many years ago. The gold mine and the old cemetery
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I have been to Barkerville about 7 times in the past 15 years. Each time I enjoy it more than the last. Barkerville truly has something for everyone. There is plenty of interesting history to learn, which is easily tailored to whatever age group you have with you. The actors
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We really enjoyed visiting this historic town. The staff who presented the different scenarios out on the street were talented and entertaining. We learned a great deal about mining and really enjoyed ourselves. One full day seemed about right for us. We stayed at the hotel
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We spent two days at Barkerville (camped in Wells just down the road) and had a great time. Even though it was rainy and cool one day, it was still fun. The period actors (including Queen Victoria!) were fantastic. We had fun in school, had high tea with the Queen (Mum) in the
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