“Century Sam” – BC Centennial Mascot

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Photo: Sam Carter Collection

This commemorative patch features “Century Sam”, the gold prospecting mascot of BC’s centennial celebrations. No question, the gold rush had a big influence on the province and I can only imagine that this aspect of our history must have felt a lot closer/more relevant 50 years ago.

Source: BC150 Applied Arts Project

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