News from Kamloops

September 4, 2012

Kamloops Criminals ~ New Walking Tour

Kamloops, B.C. - Who is the most famous Kamloops criminal? Who tried to escape from a Kamloops gaol? Learn the answers to these questions and more during the brand new Kamloops Museum's Criminals of Kamloops Guided Walking Tour.

This tour will be hosted by Sylvia Gropp, a Kamloops resident with a Bachelor of Arts degree in archaeology and geology, who 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. Sylvia is co-writing a book with the Kamloops Museum and the Thompson Rivers History and Heritage Society.

Register by calling 250-828-3655 or online at

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Media Contact:
Melissa Baker, Museum Educator
City of Kamloops