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.
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