Museum tour highlights crime in Kamloops
Who is the most famous Kamloops criminal?
Who tried to escape from a Kamloops gaol?
Learn the answers to these questions and more during the new Kamloops Museum’s Criminals of Kamloops Guided Walking Tour.
The tour will be hosted by Sylvia Gropp, a Kamloops resident with a bachelor of arts degree in archaeology and geology who has participated in digs on First Nations reserves and at the B.C. Wildlife Park.
For more than a decade, Gropp has worked with the Kamloops Museum and Archives as a contractor and enjoys teaching history to people of all ages.
She is co-writing a book with the museum and the Thompson Rivers History and Heritage Society.
Tour dates and times are Saturday, Sept. 15, at 10 a.m. (course 199299), Saturday, Sept. 29, at 10 a.m. (course 199300) and Saturday, Oct. 20, at 1 p.m. (course 199301).
Register for the tour by calling 250-828-3655 or going online here.