A HarbourTown History
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Lauded as a most interesting story of Victoria, this popular history introduces you to the intriguing tales of an amazing city nestled in the splendor of the Pacific Northwest. Victoria, A HarbourTown History will introduce you to the Lukwungen who were there before Victoria was Victoria and the powerful Hudson's Bay Company who came to dominate their area. You will also get to know the settlers, gold seekers, merchants, and visionaries who followed. Together, they created today's Victoria, one of the world's favorite destinations as well as a wonderful place to live.
From bustling boom town to an almost abandoned settlement, Victoria's early years were marked by trial and triumph. Once the centre of power and wealth in British Columbia, Victoria's leaders battled to retain its dominance over Vancouver. They lost, and Victoria eventually settled into it role as a delightful English-like city surrounded by stunning scenery. Enriched by the tales of the leaders who loved and transformed Victoria and the stories of most memorable buildings, this concise, comprehensive history will introduce you to one of the world's favorite destinations.
Designed for those who love Victoria, those who enjoy history, and those who simply enjoy a good read, this new popular history is sure to please.