WALHACHIN  () was an AGRICULTURAL settlement along the benchlands of the THOMPSON R, 15 km east of CACHE CREEK. It was established in 1908 by the BC Development Assoc, a London-based development company, as a colony of genteel English farmers. These gentlefolk planted orchards (see TREE FRUITS) and rode to hounds, but the area was not suited to agriculture and when the men returned to England to fight in WWI the colony collapsed. By the...

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