Chemainus Murals

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The Chemainus murals were born when the Horseshoe Bay Lumber Mill shut down in 1983 – instead of fading away when the major employer left, the town embarked on a program to attract tourists. 39 outdoor murals were created, depicting the history of Chemainus and the Chemainus Valley.

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In 2009 the scope of the mural program was broadened to  include the history of Vancouver Island and is now using the images of British Columbia born Group Of Seven artist Emily Carr.

And now you know…

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images are also in a standalone image album for those who don’t like Facebook…

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