Unoffical Tribute Stops

We have discovered other signs around the province that are not part of the official BC Stop of Interest program. Communities have created their own series of signs to point out local features and events. Inspired by the provincial program – some even have a similar look. If you have spotted a rogue sign, please feel free to submit a comment with the historical sign copy and a photo.

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Burnside, Maple Ave, Sooke

Home of Michael Muir, fourth son of John Muir, Sr. and one of the first lumber industry entrepeuneurs of BC., this house was built about 1870, and was susrounded by a busy farm in the early years. Michael and Matilda Welsh Muir, had six daughters. in 1872, Michael Muir, as postmaster, began carrying mail between Victoria and Sooke by horseback.


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Have you spotted similar signs
that designate local landmarks?
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