Barnston Island II.

December 3, 2013 § Leave a comment

With a name like Barnston Island you’d expect barns,

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In actuality, Barnston Island was named in 1827 for George Barnston, a clerk of the Hudson’s Bay Company.  His association with the island recognizes the island’s original inhabitants, the Katzie First Nation, who still live there today.

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