Kingcome Inlet

KINGCOME INLET is a deep FJORD about 500 km north of VANCOUVER. The Kingcome R flows out of the mountains through a grassy delta at the head of the inlet. The delta was settled in 1895 by two brothers, Ernest and William HALLIDAY, who planned to graze cattle on the wild meadows. They were joined by a handful of other settlers. Loggers moved into the inlet prior to WWI, and a fish cannery operated at Charles Creek between 1903 and 1933 (see SALMON CANNERIES). Regular steamship service linked...

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