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Ceal Tingley Memorial Park – Heritage Corner

heritage centre in quesnel


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Named for Ceal Tingley, a former Mayor of Quesnel, who was born in 1913.

Ceal Tingley Memorial Park is situated at Front Street downtown where the Fraser and Quesnel River meet.

Heritage Corner is located at the northern end of the. The artifacts on display include a replica of a Cornish water wheel. It serves as a memorial to the many Cariboo miners that were the first pioneers in the area.

Also located in the same area of the park is a telegraph cairn erected to commemorate the Collins Overland Telegraph lines that began in Quesnel in 1865.

The boiler of ‘The Enterprise’, the first steamship to arrive in Quesnel in 1863 from Alexandria, is also on display at the northern end of the park

The lovely green space is at the start of Riverfront Trail. There are plenty of beautiful views of the Fraser River.

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