Lowhee Creek
Lowhee Creek flows into Jack of Clubs Lake, in the Cariboo region of British Columbia; according to this 1861 despatch by Douglas, Lowhee Creek is a a tributary of Swift River.
The Akrigg's write that the name was given by Dick Willoughby, who found his gold-fortune there in 1861, in reference to a secret society at Yale University.1
  • 1. G. P. V. Akrigg and H. B. Akrigg, British Columbia Place Names (Vancouver: UBC Press, 1997), 157.
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The Colonial Despatches Team. Lowhee Creek. The Colonial Despatches of Vancouver Island and British Columbia 1846-1871, Edition 2.2, ed. The Colonial Despatches Team. Victoria, B.C.: University of Victoria. https://bcgenesis.uvic.ca/lowhee_creek.html.

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