Water, fire and ice have shaped our landscape into the distinctive mountains, hills and valleys we know today. Join us on a guided walking tour and learn about the various geologic processes and floods that have plagued our city. We will also talk about how our rivers have influenced the growth and development of Kamloops through time.
River City Walking Tour
May 10, 5:30-7 pm Course #189983
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The Kamloops Museum & Archives is pleased to have Sylvia Gropp host a number of walking tours in the downtown Kamloops area based on her upcoming book.
About the Author
Born and raised in Kamloops, BC. Sylvia Gropp has a Bachelor of Arts with concentrations in Archaeology and Geology and has participated in digs on First Nations reserves and the Wildlife Park. For over a decade Sylvia has worked with the Kamloops Museum & Archives as a contractor and enjoys teaching history to people of all ages. She is a married and has a daughter who also shares Sylvia's love of exploring the Museum.
Currently, Sylvia is co-writing a book with the Kamloops Museum & Archives and the Thompson Rivers History and Heritage Society. The book will explore the history of Kamloops, and how the amalgamation affected the different areas of town. Concentrating on oral histories to provide an "authentic feel", her book will also explore stages of property development from pre-emption/crown grant to subdivision.
Kamloops Museum & Archives
207 Seymour Street
Kamloops, BC V2C 2E7
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