Once a thriving village during the Jamieson gold rush boom days, the Ten Mile House complex had a reticulated water supply and consisted of the Hotel with 12 guest rooms & a bunkhouse, General Store, Post Office
, butcher, blacksmith, bakery, stables, grain store, chaff cutting plant, slaughter house. The hotel had acetylene lighting run
from a carbide plant and in 1898 the telephone was connected.
The area was destroyed by the Black Friday fires on the 13th January 1939.