601 - 3555 JOHNSTON
British Columbia Tourism Region : Vancouver Island
Description From Owner:
- MacMillan Park - These 136 hectares surrounding the magnificent tall trees of Cathedral Grove were given to the province by MacMillan Bloedel Ltd.
- The park is named after H.R. MacMillan, an outstanding British Columbian. A university-trained forester, he came to the province in 1910 and in 1912 became its first Chief Forester.
- He resigned in 1916 to enter the lumber business, in which he prospered thanks to outstanding intelligence and hard work, becoming the titan of British Columbia's lumber industry.
- 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/MacMillanPark