Hardy Island History

Hardy Island History

Sir¬† Thomas Hardy 1860 Captain George Richards in his surveying ship, the Plumber, christened the island. King George III’s Navy was well represented in these parts: The largest island was named after Rear Admiral Sir Horatio Nelson. The next largest for his...
Gambier Island Howe Sound History

Gambier Island Howe Sound History

 Captain George Vancouver Names Gambier Island June 1792 HMS Discovery The First European to enter the waters of Howe Sound was Captain George Vancouver in June 1792.Captain Vancouver was in Command of the HMS Discovery and HMS Catham. At this time he named the sound...
Howe Sound Gambier Island Cabin Construction

Howe Sound Gambier Island Cabin Construction

In 2014 Tamlin Timber Frame and Log Homes built a cabin on Gambier Island. Specializing in remote builds,it was built in the middle of a winter with a completion by summer. In the photo above, you can see the workers assembling the SIPs (Structural Insulated Panels)....