Hernando Island

HERNANDO ISLAND, in GEORGIA STRAIT 30 km northwest of POWELL RIVER, is flat and wooded, with many beautiful beaches. It was originally settled in the 1880s and had a population of 40, mostly farmers, in 1892. RAILWAY LOGGING by the Campbell River Lumber Co took place in the 1910s. Unsuccessful development plans over the years have included several major resorts. The island is privately owned and subdivided into about 50 large lots, many of which sport luxurious summer beach homes. The island...

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