Sicamous

==Name origin== Sicamous is an adaptation of a Shuswap language word meaning `River circling mountains`. ==History== In the 1800s Sicamous and area was inhabited by a semi-nomadic Indigenous nation called the Secwepemc or Shuswap. They crossed the Rocky Mountains to hunt buffalo on the plains. In this area they were called the `Schickamoos`. I...
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Sicamous

[sternwheeler] SS ``Sicamous is a large five decked sternwheeler built by the Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) for Okanagan Lake service between the fruit communities of Penticton, and other towns of Kelowna and Vernon, British Columbia. Launched in 1914, Sicamous`` ran for many years connecting rail lines and areas. The vessel operated until...
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