It is not a good thing to be known for, but this area had one of the worst prison camps of the Civil War. The conditions were horrendous and the death rate was extremely high.
On a better note though, this area had a very active part in the Underground Railroad...
Hello! Hundreds of years ago the aboriginals of the Nanoose Bay area
survived because they never left a single clue that Nanoose Bay was
Back then there was a bounty of shell fish in Nanoose Bay - but when
the aboriginals of Nanoose Bay harvested them - they...