Fulford Harbour

FULFORD HARBOUR, 40 km north of VICTORIA on southern SALTSPRING ISLAND in the GULF ISLANDS, is a picturesque hamlet at the east end of the fertile Burgoyne–Fulford valley (see AGRICULTURE). A ferry runs between here and Swartz Bay on VANCOUVER ISLAND. A number of HAWAIIAN families settled in the area in the 1860s and 1870s and helped build St Paul's Catholic church from 1880 to 1885. The local post office was called South Salt Spring from 1900 to 1924. The harbour was named after Capt John...

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