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Tea & Tales August 1st: The Gold Rush! & Canada in 1858 Video
The Gold Rush of 1858 passed through the region and Port Pemberton was established as a stopping house along the Douglas Trail. Over 30,000 gold rushers passed through the region making their way to the goldfields of Lillooet and beyond. Beyond the Gold Rush of 1858 there were other major events happening in Canada and in the world.