Date Of Record Release: 2004-11-21 11:47:58
Title: The Royal Engineers in Her Britannic Majesty's Colonies of Vancouver Island and British Columbia
Alternate Title: The Columbia Detachment of the Royal Engineers

Description: This Web site celebrates the contributions of members of the Columbia Detachment of Royal Engineers, part of the British Army, which surveyed roads and townsites, participated in the construction of roads, and who were based at Sapperton, now part of New Westminster. Also covered is the participation of Royal Engineers in surveying the international boundary as members of the Northwest Boundary Commission. The Web site also publicizes the work of Royal Engineers and civilian reenactors of life in colonial British Columbia and Vancouver Island.

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Date Issued: 2003-01-01
Date Of Record Creation: 2004-11-21 11:50:24
Date Record Checked: 2004-11-21
Date Last Modified: 2004-11-21 11:56:00
Publisher: ShadowCat's ToyBox
Creator: Peppan, Lisa
Contributor: Sherwood, Simon
Watkins, Timothy
Subject: British Columbia (Colony)
Vancouver Island (Colony)
Great Britain. Army. Royal Engineers. Columbia Detachment.
Latitude: 00.0000
Longitude: -000.0000
Classification: Historical Disciplines and Subjects -- Military
Historical Disciplines and Subjects -- Geography -- Discovery and Exploration
Resource Type: Interactive Resource
Language: English
Audience: Lifelong Learner
Format: HTML
BC History Portal logo (View on C.P.R. showing four tunnels by C.S. Bailey)


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