Horse Creek School – Gone But Not Forgotten

The air is crisp and the mornings foggy which means that school in School District #6 is back in session. Here is some information for one of the almost forgotten schools in the district near Golden, BC. Horse Creek School Horse Creek School was at Nicholson, BC. Classes at Nicholson were originally held in a…

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Moberly Tourist Resort

Moberly, BC, site of Walter Moberly’s camp became famous locally because of a resident that would come later. Stephan “Steve” Petriuk was born in Mamiesti Bukowine, a province of Romania on Christmas Day in 1905. As a young man he worked his way to Canada after spending a couple of years working in a brewery…

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Wixon House

A front view of a house

The Wixon House, built in 1893, is a very special property located directly across the street from the hospital on a corner lot. Most local residents can pick it out because of its red roof. Built for Golden’s first permanent doctor, the home was quite small as the doctor was a bachelor but soon he…

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