Slocan Mercantile General Store

Feature Type:Provincial Historic Site - Property, whether a site of nature or a work of man, that is of interest for its architectural, historical, cultural, environmental, aesthetic, or scientific value.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Tags: BC Register of Historic Places
Latitude-Longitude: 49°58'47"N, 117°13'48"W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: WGS84
NTS Map: 82F/14

Origin Notes and History:

Borden number: DlQh-14. A Borden number is a unique identifier code that is assigned to an archaeological or historic site on the basis of its location.

Source: BC Heritage Branch files

Designation; OIC 973; 10 June 1992.

Source: BC Heritage Branch files

Built after a fire in 1900, the Slocan Mercantile Block is a brick commercial building located in Sandon, British Columbia. It has served as a general store, an apartment building for Japanese-Canadians interned during WW2, a bunkhouse for miners, and a warehouse. It is now a museum.

Source: BC Heritage Branch files