Cowichan Bay

COWICHAN BAY  () , pop 1,288, at the mouth of the COWICHAN R on the east coast of VANCOUVER ISLAND south of DUNCAN, was a traditional gathering place for the COWICHAN First Nation. The first white settlers arrived in the late 1850s. Along with AGRICULTURE, LOGGING and FISHING have been important to the economy. The CNR operated a railway car barge to the mainland from here for many years. The S Cowichan Lawn Tennis Club, founded in 1888, is...

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