Place:Basque, British Columbia, Canada


Located inBritish Columbia, Canada

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Basque, British Columbia, is located in the province of British Columbia, Canada, near the village of Ashcroft. It is the post office and whistlestop-crossing on the historic Basque Ranch, one of the earliest ranches in the Interior of British Columbia. One of the descendants of the Basque family is Garnet Basque, a notable popular historian in BC who has written extensively on ranching and the gold rush history.

Basque is notable as the location where the Canadian Northern Railway drove its Last Spike in 1915.

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