Wednesday, February 3, 2016

1927 Historic St. John’s Anglican Church Burns Lake British Columbia (Pictures)

Above Photo: The historic St. John’s Anglican Church located in 
Burns Lake, British Columbia.

St. John’s Anglican Church is a wonderful heritage building and is located on 1st Avenue, right off Highway 16. The Church was built in 1927 by a resident priest and later opened to the public in 1929.

When visiting, or passing through Burns Lake, make time to visit this historic St. John’s Anglican Church.

Burns Lake is a very interesting village to visit, besides the warm welcome you receive from it’s residents, it is a fishermen's paradise. 

Above Photo: The historic St. John’s Anglican Church located in 
Burns Lake, British Columbia.

There are countless lakes to wet your line in, and I can tell you from my personal experience, you will walk away smiling, starting to plan your next trip back to this beautiful fishing oasis.

Burns Lake is also your gateway to Tweedsmuir Provincial Park, an outdoor playground for everyone. In this magnificent wilderness you can go boating, angling, camping, hiking and hunting.

Above Photo: The historic St. John’s Anglican Church located in 
Burns Lake, British Columbia.

Above Photo: The historic St. John’s Anglican Church located in 
Burns Lake, British Columbia.

You can hire professional guides to show you around, or you can take on the challenge for yourself, but please be prepared for this undertaking as it is a wilderness park.

Tweedsmuir Provincial Park - North and Tweedsmuir Corridor Protected Area:

Burns Lake and District Chamber Of Commerce and Visitors Centre.

Above Photo: Burns Lake, British Columbia is your “Gateway” to 
Tweedsmuir Provincial wilderness park.

Text below From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

History: Burns Lake.

Burns Lake’s first inhabitants were the Carrier First Nations communities that spanned much of the Lakes District and beyond.

Burns Lake itself began as a small rest stop for travelers on their way to the Yukon Gold Rush. Many of these travelers spotted opportunity in the rich forestry, fur, and mining opportunities in Burns Lake and the surrounding area.

Bob Gerow, one of the main founders of Burns Lake, entered into partnership with Jack Seely and Howard Laidlaw to create Burns Lake Trading Company. Together, they built a store/hotel and a sawmill on Gerow Island, which would become the hub of trade for the surrounding area. The Village was incorporated on December 6, 1923. The first Mayor was G. M Gerow.

The first newspaper in Burns Lake was called the Observer, published and edited by Sidney Godwin. In the late 1950s, another newspaper, also called the Observer, was operated by Ralph Vipond. It closed in 1961.

The town continued to grow throughout the 20th century. Its current industries have become forestry and tourism, though many workers commute to jobs in the mining industry.

Burns Lake received nationwide attention on January 20, 2012, when an explosion destroyed Babine Forest Products, a wood mill which was one of the town's primary employers.

A number of historic buildings still stand including:

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1 comment:

  1. Hi Brain. Just wondering if you know of any others that saw these things?
    This is a recollection of something that I witnessed on June 8, 2013.
    On June 8, 2013, I was out having a smoke on my shop deck at about 11:15 pm.
    I looked up into the absolutely clear night sky and off toward the southwest off the coast of Southern Vancouver Island, I saw this basketball sized bluish-white glowing orb appear out of what looked like a misty white tube that had also appeared. The orb had a very bright white center about the size of Venus in the night sky, all around it, to bring to a basketball size, was a vibrant and swirling whitish transparent electrical field that danced about like one of those static electricity balls. Now if that was not enough to make me shake my head and check my eyes, a second one emerged from what I can only describe as some kind of wormhole, about 5 seconds after the 1st one appeared. I could see the orb appear partially and a bit more until it was in full view. Now I am really shaking my head! Then, about 10 seconds after the 2nd ship appeared, a third one emerged in the same way as the other two did. The mist dissipated and the three orbs glided Northward for a couple of seconds. The electric fields were turned off and that left 3 golden-orange orbs hovering just to the west of my house. One of them began zipping in a triangular direction covering a good mile in less than a second and then joined back with the other two before all three of them flying off to the Northwest at incredible speed. So the next week was almost all clear nights. I noticed that the orbs were crossing the skies at various times. Some stopping and then going backwards, some would slow and speed up. One night two came together from different directions and then flew away together. They continued this until the night of June 15, 2013.On the morning of the 16th the largest meteor I have ever witness passed over the exact spot where the 3 ships had 1st appeared. It was about 6 am, where I am. The meteor left a trail that covered most of the Southwest sky from my view. It went from East to West as it passed over, the trail must have been at least 5 miles wide and the meteor lit up the entire sky as if it was 12 o-clock noon. I never heard one single word about this event anywhere in the world.
    Anyway, since that night I have witnessed one more time two ships just appear Southeast of my house. They were larger and bright orange and they hovered for 10 minutes or so, then they very slowly moved off to the East until they were out of sight. Other than that, I have witnessed over 60 other ships doing various things; big ships, very small ships following, while hiding or zipping from cloud cover to cloud cover, while following the larger ships. So, yes there are aliens all over the place. Prior to these events I had no reasonable idea that there were any aliens anywhere. Seeing is believing!