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Garry Point Cannery

Buildings scattered across a flat expanse of land that is mostly barren.

Steveston, 1890. Garry Point Cannery in the background, before a boom in the industry that would result in a line of canneries along the Steveston waterfront. Gulf of Georgia Cannery Society Archives G2005.046.028


49°07’27.7″N 123°11’14.8″W

  • Constructed in 1889 by George Hobson and Charles Windsor in Steveston
  • Sold to the Anglo-British Columbia Packing Co. in 1891
  • Destroyed by flood in 1893
  • Site was purchased by Charles Windsor for $5,000
  • Gulf of Georgia Cannery was later built on the same site in 1894