Additional Resources

Listed below are resources where you can obtain further information about the history of the Horsefly area; Print, Video, Web, Audio.
These links will take you outside of this site. Some are linked to commercial websites which are intended as additional resources only and not for promotion.

Print Resources

  • Dunlevey - A story of the First Cariboo Gold Strike - Edith Hewson
  • Soils of the Horsefly area, British Columbia - T.M. Lord
  • Gold & Grand Dreams: Cariboo East in the Early Years - Marie Elliot
  • Barkerville, Quesnel & the Cariboo gold rush - Gordon Raymond Elliott
  • Golden Nuggets: Roadhouse Portraits Along the Cariboo's Gold Rush Trail - Bertrand M. Patenaude, Branwen C. Patenaude
  • The Cariboo Gold Rush Story - D. Waite
  • Overland to Cariboo: an eventful journey of Canadian pioneers to the gold fields of British Columbia in 1862 - Margaret McNaughton
  • Packers, pans, and paydirt : prospecting to the Cariboo - Noel George Duclos
  • Cariboo: The Newly Discovered Gold Fields of British Columbia - publisher: Glen Adams
  • Cariboo Gold: The Story of the British Columbia Gold Rush - Marian Place
  • From California to North 52 Degrees: Cariboo Experiences - Todd Lee, Eldon Lee
  • Chiwid (Transmontanus series) - Sage Birchwater
  • Looking back at the Cariboo-Chilcotin with Irene Stangoe - Irene Stangoe
  • Histories Happenings In the Cariboo Chilcotin - Irene Stangoe
  • Cariboo-Chilcotin: Pioneer People - Irene Stangoe
  • Tie Hackers to Timber Harvesters: The History of Logging in British Columbia's Interior - Ken Drushka
  • Land of Dreams: A History in Photographs of British Columbia Interior - Meredith Bain Woodward
  • Ghost Camps and Boom Towns - Joann Roe
  • Trails to gold - Branwen C. Patenaude
  • Overlanders - Richard Thomas Wright

Check your local Library for the availability of these books or
look for them through or

Video Resources

CHBC's Video Collections for Sale including Gold Trails & Ghost Towns Volumes

Web Resources

BC Archives, Royal BC Museum

Genealogy and Historical related links for the Cariboo & Chilcotin Regions
Look under Horsefly

Genealogy and Historical Record links for the Cariboo & Chilcotin Regions

A Chronology of Horsefly

A Profile on the Patenaude Family

QUESNELLE FORKS - Cariboo ghost town is a B.C. nugget
The Vancouver Sun - June 12, 1999

Cariboo Chilcotin Coast Communities
including communities along the Cariboo Gold Rush Trail

Gold Seal - Wild Salmon Education
Article discussing the Adams and Horsefly Rivers Sockeye Salmon

Audio Resources

Rough But Honest Miner, a CD of reclaimed music of the 1860s, and published a companion volume, Castles in the Air: Music & Stories of British Columbia's 1860s gold rush.

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