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When most people think of ghost towns,
Listed below are only a few of the hundreds of sites that exist in this province.
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This is one of the towns featured in my 2010 book, GHOST TOWNS: Yesterday & TodayTM.
Located at the Fort
Rodd Hill historical site west of
Built by the British
in 1878, this coastal defense fort is the best preserved British coastal
defense fort in the world. It is located
on the west side of the entrance to
This is one of the towns featured in my newest book, GHOST TOWNS: Yesterday & TodayTM.
Historians estimate that there are many thousands
of ghost towns scattered across
These original guides are designed for anybody interested in ghost towns. Whether you are a casual tourist looking for a new and different place to visit, or a hard-core ghost town researcher, these guides will be just right for you. With over 30 years of research behind them, they will be a welcome addition to any ghost towner's library.
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These listings and historical vignettes of ghost towns, near-ghost towns and other historical sites in BRITISH COLUMBIA above are for INFORMATIONAL purposes only, and should NOT be construed to grant permission to trespass, metal detect, relic or treasure hunt at any of the listed sites.
If the reader of this guide is a metal detector
user and plans to use this guide to locate sites for metal detecting or relic
hunting, it is the READER'S
responsibility to obtain written permission from the legal property owners.
Please be advised, that any provincially or nationally owned sites will
probably be off-limits to metal detector use. Also be aware of any federal,
provincial or local laws restricting the same. I do NOT know the laws and
When you are exploring the ghost towns of BRITISH COLUMBIA, please abide by the Ghost Towner's Code of Ethics.
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FIRST POSTED: August 03, 2009
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