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On Highway #1 with the Fraser Canyon and the Highway #1 tunnels to the north, Hope and area to the south, with the Fraser River to the west and mountains to the east.

Once the largest city west of Chicago and North of San Francisco, gold made this town and brought British Columbia into the confederation of Canada. With the Gold Rush in 1858, Yale became the head of navigation of the Fraser River as the rapids above Yale were impassable to the stern wheelers.

Visit the Yale Museum, St. John the Divine Anglican Church, the Cariboo Wagon Road and National Historic Sites monument to the Chinese Railway Workers.

Town Walking Tours start at the Yale Museum. The Pioneer Cemetery is approximately 2 kilometers south of the town.

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The Yale Museum and its Victorian Garden.




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