Abrams Creek

British Columbia. Creek: Fraser River drainage
Flows N into Holmes River
53°20’21″N N 119°43’39” W — Map 83E/5 — GoogleGeoHack
Name officially adopted in 2010. Official in BCCanada

Name required for a water licence application. Abrams Creek chosen to recall Ted Abrams, a Tête Jaune trapper from the years just before WW I who participated in the McBride trappers’ exchange for many years.
References and photo of Abrams in The Robson Valley Story by Marilyn Wheeler; Sternwheeler Press, McBride, 2008; pp 18, 228, 252, 360.

References:

  • British Columbia Geographical Names. Government of BC. Abrams Creek. BCGN
  • Wheeler, Marilyn. The Robson Valley Story. McBride, B.C.: Sternwheeler Press, 2008

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