Historic & Heritage Sites
Heritage buildings (Picture BC photo)
Lillooet's Golden Mile of History is a self-guided walking tour along Main Street. The tour features 14 locations of historical interest, beginning at the "Bridge of 23 Camels" and ending at the "Old Bridge."
These and the other 12 stops in between provide a glimpse into Lillooet's history as a main supply point for Gold Rush fortune seekers traveling to the Cariboo. Tour highlights include the following:
Miyazaki Heritage House
The Miyazaki Heritage House was built by Caspar Phair, gold commissioner in the 1880s. Dr. Masajiro Miyazaki made it his family home in the 1940s. Dr. Mizazaki's office is preserved as he left it and visitors are welcome to explore the house and gardens surrounding it. Behind the Miyazaki Heritage House find massive rock piles left over from gold mining efforts. These are also found along both sides of the Fraser River.
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5202 Moha Rd
Lillooet, British Columbia
Witness the St'at'imc people harvesting salmon and preserving it through the wind-dried method. The tour includes a walk along the Xwisten fishing grounds, a demonstration of the wind-dried method, a sample of wind-dried fish (ts'wan), and a BBQ Salmon meal. Tours can also include a walk around an archaeological village site and a replica underground pit house (S7istken).