Port Renfrew Community Website
© portrenfrew.com 2020
courtesy of BC Museum Port Renfrew Hotel Fire       -=1927-2005=- Port Renfrew Celebrates the Community Dock Society - June 16, 2002. Trails of the San Juan Valley This booklet was written and produced by Teresa Burton for the Port Renfrew Community Association and the Port Renfrew Chamber of Commerce

Jack Chester’s Walk Through History -

Port Renfrew Community Association

Jack is the unofficial historian of Port Renfrew. He has over the years in Port Renfrew been active in timber, fisheries, trail building and many other tasks. Jack has documented through excellent pictures and research well over 3,000 pictures. We have documented a selection of these photos below. Thank you Jack Chester for your vision.
Gold in Port Renfrew? San Juan Gold by Gary (Hardrock) Pearson The BC geological Survey created a data base, called the 'BC MINFILE" to document all historic occurrences of economic minerals discovered to date in B.C.
The Rev. David Holmes built St Mary's at Somenos in 1875 to replace the mission chapel school. The Church was completely dismantled and rebuilt from the existing materials in 1909. As time passed by the town of Duncan became the commercial trade center and St Mary's could no longer support the majority of parishioners. It was then dismantled into sections and moved to Port Renfrew by truck. portrenfrew.com
photo courtesy David Norman

History

41 Recorded Years

By Morris Trembley

Six Mile Creek Fish Hatchery

Vancouver Island Logging (1938 - 1944) Historical Footage Port Renfrew Featuring: Malahat Logging Company, Port Renfrew, BC Vancouver and Nanaimo Docks | Bloedel, Stewart and Walsh, Menzies Bay | Salmon River Logging, Kelsey Bay, BC The “Malahat” at Port Renfrew, was the last of the great sailing ships to sail the coast. Later converted to a log barge.
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Port Renfrew Community Website
© portrenfrew.com 2020
courtesy of BC Museum
Featuring: Malahat Logging Company, Port Renfrew, BC Vancouver and Nanaimo Docks | Bloedel, Stewart and Walsh, Menzies Bay | Salmon River Logging, Kelsey Bay, BC The “Malahat” at Port Renfrew, was the last of the great sailing ships to sail the coast. Later converted to a log barge.
Port Renfrew Hotel Fire       -=1927-2005=- Port Renfrew Celebrates the Community Dock Society - June 16, 2002.
Trails of the San Juan Valley This booklet was written and produced by Teresa Burton for the Port Renfrew Community Association and the Port Renfrew Chamber of Commerce

Jack Chester’s Walk Through History -

Port Renfrew Community Association

Jack is the unofficial historian of Port Renfrew. He has over the years in Port Renfrew been active in timber, fisheries, trail building and many other tasks. Jack has documented through excellent pictures and research well over 3,000 pictures. We have documented a selection of these photos below. Thank you Jack Chester for your vision.
Gold in Port Renfrew? San Juan Gold by Gary (Hardrock) Pearson The BC geological Survey created a data base, called the 'BC MINFILE" to document all historic occurrences of economic minerals discovered to date in B.C.
The Rev. David Holmes built St Mary's at Somenos in 1875 to replace the mission chapel school. The Church was completely dismantled and rebuilt from the existing materials in 1909. As time passed by the town of Duncan became the commercial trade center and St Mary's could no longer support the majority of parishioners. It was then dismantled into sections and moved to Port Renfrew by truck.  St. Mary’s Ecumenical Church -=1927-2005=- Port Renfrew Hotel
portrenfrew.com

History

Photo Courtesy David Norman

41 Recorded Years