Evans Creek

Feature type: Creek (1)
Province: British Columbia
Location: Flows E into Dome Creek
Unofficial name listed at BC Geographical Names
Jack Evans was a pioneer trapper and prospector who came into the area in 1895. In 1946 he was still living at Penny. He claimed to have a copy of the lost diary of Alexander Mackenzie, and after Evans died local people ransacked his cabin looking for a reputed cache of money.
References:

  • Personal correspondence.
  • Runnalls, Francis Edwin. A history of Prince George. Prince George: Fraser-Fort George Museum, 1946

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