Gold Rush, Cariboo

GOLD RUSH, CARIBOO, was an extension of the gold rush in the Fraser Canyon from 1858 to 1860 (see GOLD RUSH, FRASER R). As prospectors worked their way north up the Fraser R looking for gold, they entered CARIBOO country. The first major gold find occurred at HORSEFLY in the summer of 1859. Thousands of miners flooded into the area from 1860 to 1861, pressing the search north through the CARIBOO MTS from Keithley Crk on Cariboo Lk down into Antler Crk and then Williams Crk, where BARKERVILLE...

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