LUND, pop 265, is a coastal hamlet at the end of the SUNSHINE COAST Hwy (Hwy 101), 25 km north of POWELL RIVER. Long a winter camping ground for FIRST NATIONS people, the settlement was founded in 1889 by 2 young brothers, Charles and Frederick THULIN, recent immigrants from Sweden. They named the spot Lund, Swedish for "forest grove." By 1892 the community had a wharf, a store, a post office and regular steamship service. Two years later the brothers built the first licensed hotel north of...

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