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Km 465: this viewpoint over the Pelly River and the village of Pelly Crossing has interpretive signs and this monument installed in 1967, Canada's centennial year. The text says: "Pelly River. Named in 1840 by the explorer Robert Campbell for a governor of the Hudson's Bay Company, the Pelly River later became the final stage of an overland route from Edmonton to the Klondike charted by Inspector John Moodie of the Mounted Police in 1897-98. In 1898, the Yukon Field Force marched 500 miles to the Pelly from Glenora, B.C. to reinforce the police in the Yukon."

This photograph is © 2012 by Murray Lundberg, and is not to be copied without express permission.
A monument at the Pelly River viewpoint