Here is our map of some suggested sights, shopping, services and points of interest on Station Street:
Here are some photos and brief explanations of some of the suggested sights, shopping, services and other points of interest on our Station Street map. We have included to more information about each one.
Raven Stealing The Sun totem pole
The Raven Stealing The Sun totem pole was carved for the City of Duncan collection in 1990 by Don Smith. It is usually displayed at the south west corner of the intersection of Canada Avenue and Station Street but is currently undergoing maintenance and has been removed from public display….Read More….
Bringing Light To the World totem pole
Bringing Light To The World is displayed outside the Judy Hill Gallery at 22 Station Street.
Wind Spirit totem pole
Stores at 33 to 53 Station Street
This building containing five storefronts at 33-53 Station Street was built in 1959 for Cowichan Estates Ltd., which still owns it. Cowichan Estates also owns the Whittome Building at 64 Station Street.
The Whittome Building was built in 1913 by the Independent Order of Odd Fellows (I.O.OF.) as their lodge hall. In 1934, the I.O.O.F. sold the building to James Henry Whittome who re-named it the Whittome Building. The businesses operating from the main floor of the Whittome Building are Whittome Travel and Scott’s Toys and Hobbies…..Read More….
This landmark building was originally built in 1912 by Cowichan Merchants Ltd., which operated it as the largest department store on Vancouver Island outside Victoria. It was an Eaton’s department store between 1949 and 1995, when it was converted into offices and stores. The Twisted Mug Cafe in the Cowichan Merchants Building has Wi_Fi (password required)…..Read More….
Harvest Time totem pole
This building at 131 Station Street was built in 1909 for Mrs. G.L. Potts, whose husband George S. Potts had operated a store at the location. After George S. Potts died unexpectedly in 1908, aged 36, Mrs. Potts built this new building in 1909 as a store for the family business. When it was completed in 1909, this building was considered “the finest store in Duncan.” It is now home to the Duncan Showroom……Read More….
The Air And The Land totem pole
Owl Spirit totem pole
The Owl Spirit totem pole was carved for the City of Duncan collection in 1986 by Tom LaFortune. While you’re here, you may also want to check out the historical exhibit in the lane behind Owl Spirit, detailing this history of Duncan’s former Chinatown….Read More….
161-165 Station Street is an early 20th century commercial building, containing three separate storefronts, which is now home to Sai’s Spice Restaurant at 161 Station Street and G.I.F.T.S. at 163 Station Street….. Read More….
Sea And Sky totem pole
Station Street intersects with Government Street
Here is our map of Government Street sights, shopping, services and other places of interest.
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