Fanny Bendixen

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Fanny Bendixen (c.1820—May 2, 1899)[1] was a hotelier and saloon–keeper during the gold–rush period in British Columbia.

Fanny was an important figure in the service industry surrounding the Cariboo gold rush. Her hotels at Barkerville, Lightning Creek and Stanley were examples of her skills in the business world and her pioneering of opportunities for frontier women.


  1. ^ Van Kirk, Sylvia. "BENDIXEN, FANNY". Dictionary of Canadian Biography, vol. 12. University of Toronto/Université Laval. Retrieved 13 August 2017. 

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