Coal Creek Historic Park

Coal Creek Historic Park

Referenced in the histories for the Chinatown and No.1 Japanese Town Sites.


PlaceNameCoal Creek Historic Park
DescPark located in Cumberland, British Columbia, that contains Cumberland's Chinatown and the No. 1 Japanese Town sites near Cumberland.


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