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DJB01256 Pioneer Gentlewoman in British Columbia: The Recollections of Susan Allison, A

DJB01256 Pioneer Gentlewoman in British Columbia: The Recollections of Susan Allison, A

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Author: Allison, Susan|Ormsby,
Series: Recollections of the pioneers of British Columbia
Publisher: UBC Press
Year Published: 1976
Subcategory: British Columbia / History
Pages: 210
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
ISBN: 774800399
Signed: No
Condition Rating: Like new, no creases, no spine breakage

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Summary: In 1860, at the age of fourteen, Susan Louisa Moir left England for British Columbia. After settling initially at Hope, she lived briefly in both Victoria and New Westminster, then BC's two most important settlements. Returning to Hope, she helped her mother open the community's first school. In 1868, she married John Fall Allison and, on her honeymoon, rode over the Allison Trail into the unsettled Similkameen Valley.

Her record of the voyage, of Victoria, New Westminster, and Hope and her memories of the isolated but fulfilling life she, her husband, and their fourteen childeren led in the Simlkameen and Okanagen valleys provide a unique view of the pioneer mind and spirit.

In Store Location: Bookcase 85 - Canadian History 2,

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