Evans Creek

British Columbia. Creek
Flows E into Dome Creek
53°42’00” N 121°04’00” W — Map 93H/11 — GoogleGeoHack
Name officially adopted in 1958. Official in BCCanada

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:

  • Runnalls, Francis Edwin. A history of Prince George. Prince George: Fraser-Fort George Museum, 1946
  • Wheeler, Marilyn. The Robson Valley Story. McBride, B.C.: Robson Valley Story Group, 1979

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