Hastings Mill

HASTINGS MILL, which began cutting lumber in 1867, was the first SAWMILL to operate on the south shore of BURRARD INLET, at the foot of Heatley St in what is now VANCOUVER. It was built by Capt Edward STAMP to cut lumber for the export market, using wood logged at JERICHO BEACH by Jeremiah ROGERS. In 1870 the mill was sold to Dickson, DeWolf & Co of London, with Capt J.A. Raymur appointed manager. The settlement that grew around the mill was known as GRANVILLE, or GASTOWN. It became the...

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