100 Mile House

100 MILE HOUSE, district municipality, pop 1,739 (2001), is in the CARIBOO, 334 km south of PRINCE GEORGE. It was a favourite camping spot for FUR BRIGADES on their way to and from Fort Kamloops, and in 1861 a roadhouse was established to accommodate travellers on the CARIBOO WAGON ROAD. The name refers to its location 100 miles from Mile 0 of that road at LILLOOET. In 1912 the property was bought by the Marquis of Exeter; in 1930 his son, Lord Martin Cecil, became owner and manager of what was...

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