Green Mountain House

GREEN MOUNTAIN HOUSE, 15 km southwest of PENTICTON, was the site of a ranch (see CATTLE INDUSTRY) and roadhouse established by L.A. Clark and named after the Green Mts in Vermont, where Clark grew up. He settled in the area after being contracted in 1900 to build a road from Penticton to the Nickel Plate Mine (see HEDLEY). Apex Mountain Provincial Park and the Apex SKI area are nearby. Green Mt post office was moved 2 km northeast in 1908, renamed Allen Grove after E.F. Allen, a rancher, then...

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