383 Beach Rd
British Columbia Tourism Region : Northern BC
- Named about 1788 after the Indian chief here. In 1794 Cumshewa and his Haidas massacred the crew of the American trading vessel Resolution.
- Cumshewa is derived from the Kwakwala Indian word meaning 'rich at the mouth [of the river].'
- Gillatt Arm - After Captain J.B. Gillatt, a retired Indian Army officer who settled at Sandspit in 1911.
- With permission from G.P.V and Helen B. Akrigg 1997 British Columbia Place Names. UBC Press.
Address of this page: http://bc.ruralroutes.com/Cumshewa