Barkerville emerged as BC's largest mining town during the Cariboo Gold Rush. A lively place to visit in the summer months!

After the great fire in Barkerville, this was one of the only houses left untouched.

Cariboo Wagon Road Above Spences Bridge along the Thompson River

Helping a wounded comrade crawl to safety on the Western Front, World War one

Gold Rush

Gold Rush

A Cariboo miner sluicing for gold with a rocker box. BC Museum of Mining

A black miner in gold rush California. Historians estimate that between 600 to 1000 enslaved African Americans were forcibly transported to California .

Gold Rush, Social Studies, Social Science, Sociology