CRAIGFLOWER was one of the large farms established by the PUGET'S SOUND AGRICULTURAL CO near VICTORIA at the head of ESQUIMALT harbour in the 1850s. It was also called Mr McKenzie's Farm after Kenneth McKenzie, leader of the group of colonists who arrived from England in 1853 to develop the property. McKenzie's 1856 house, Craigflower Manor, and an 1855 schoolhouse, the oldest school in western Canada on its original site, are National Historic Sites and have been refurbished for public visits....

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