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Lake House

Lake House, British Columbia, Canada

Lake House BC,
in the “Cassiar” Land District

Originally this was First Nation “Kaska” aka “Casca” Reserve area
They are related to the Tahltan.
Later the name was changed to “Cassiar”

Located at the South end of Dease Lake

In 1837 a Hudson's Bay Co. Post was established at Lake House by Robert Campbell

Unincorporated Area


Lake House at bottom of map above


Head of Dease Lake ca 1887
Credit: George M. Dawson/Library and Archives Canada/PA


Dease Lake Landing, ca 1887
Credit: George M. Dawson/Library and Archives Canada/PA

It took 2 1/2 days by horseback to ride to Telegraph Creek from this location

The Lake had been named in 1834 for Chief HBC Factor Peter Warren Dease (see Ext links below)

1885
Matthew Richards, Trader
b-
d- Feb 20, 1893 Lake Town Alaska, age 65 (my guess it is this guy)

Ext Links-

Peter Warren Dease Bio
http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/peter-warren-dease/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peter_Warren_Dease



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  • Last modified: 2017/11/07 14:24
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