BCHF News Regional District of Central Kootenay adds 21 sites to heritage register

Regional District of Central Kootenay adds 21 sites to heritage register

The Merriwake, a former Japanese Canadian fishing boat, is being restored for the Slocan Valley Historical Society.

The Regional District of Central Kootenay has added another 21 buildings and places to its community heritage register, including six Japanese-Canadian internment camps in the Slocan Valley, a Japanese-Canadian fishing boat, and a shipwreck on Kootenay Lake. Read more in the Nelson Star.