Port Guichon

PORT GUICHON  () is on the south arm of the FRASER R, next door to LADNER in DELTA. Named for Laurent GUICHON, a pioneer farmer who settled here in 1881, it attracted several CROATIAN fishing families and was the first permanent Croatian settlement in Canada. It developed as a small service centre for the surrounding AGRICULTURAL and commercial FISHING communities. From 1903 to 1931 a railway ferry ran to SIDNEY, connecting the GREAT...

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