McMillan House - Historic Places Days

McMillan House

Parksville, British Columbia
Type
House Museum/Homestead
Address
1245 Island Highway East, Parksville, BC, Canada
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Hours
Thursday 3-7:30, Friday- Sunday 11-3:30
Phone
2502486696

Built in 1885 in Errington, British Columbia this log house is one of the few houses left standing from that era.

The house is constructed of hand cut squared-off logs beautifully dove-tailed at the corners. The fireplace was reconstructed as close a s possible to the original using local stones. The McMillan House is a designated Heritage Trust building.

This log house was built by Duncan McMillan, a young Scottish farmer from Ontario who came out west lured by the promise of temperate weather and arable land. McMillan was the one of the first Europeans to claim a plot of land in Errington; land that had been preempted by the E&N Railway Company and taken from the local Indigenous peoples.

Amenities

  • Family-Friendly
  • Parking
  • Pet-Friendly
  • Wheelchair Access

Location

1245 Island Highway East, Parksville, BC, Canada
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