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"Butter Church", this abandoned old stone church on native land in Cowichan Bay, BC (Vancouver Island) - I have always dreamed of a stone church that I could live in and make my own. Some consecrated ground offering me true sanctuary. Old Abandoned Buildings, Abandoned Mansions, Old Buildings, Abandoned Places, Beautiful Architecture, Beautiful Buildings, Beautiful Places, Old Churches, Chapelle

Butter Church

Built in 1870, this abandoned old stone church on native land in Cowichan Bay, BC (Vancouver Island) is known as the "Butter Church" because it was funded by the sale of butter from the church dairy. See interior pics here, hereand here. This is available for purchase at Red Bubble. If you have a moment, please vote for my book, Through Len's Lens, for Blurb's PhotoBookNow Peoples Choice Award.

View of the Malahat Highway on Vancouver Island, B., known as Tunnel Hill. By Leonard Frank circa Vintage Postcards, Vintage Photos, Emily Carr, Travel Stuff, Vancouver Island, History Facts, Island Life, Buckets, Old Pictures

View of the Malahat Highway on Vancouver Island, B.C., known as Tunnel Hill. By Leonard Frank circa 1910s

View from the Malahat in 1920 - notice how completely different it looked, Not! Victoria Vancouver Island, Victoria Harbour, Best Cities, Island Life, Old Pictures, Historical Photos, Vintage Postcards, British Columbia, Beautiful Places

Some Old Pictures of the Victoria Area

I found these at the University of Washington Archives I had never heard of the Belvedere Hotel in Sooke - this is from 1915. It burned down in 1934 and was located where the River Hotel is located A 1920 postcard of the Crystal Pool View from the Malahat drive in 1920 Shoal Bay in 1905, now known as McNeill Bay The sealer Alnoko 1898 - in the 1890s and first decade of the 2oth century Victoria had a huge sealing industry

BRENTWOOD BAY, BC - Brenta Lodge over looking Brentwood Bay c. 1940s-1950s. Vancouver Island, 1940s, Victoria, History, Places, Painting, Outdoor, Vintage, Outdoors

BRENTWOOD BAY, BC - Brenta Lodge over looking Brentwood Bay c. 1940s-1950s.