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PENNY AND PERCY DEWAR 1979

The Dewars started a homestead in 1979. My dad, Wallace Baikie, had sold them forty acres up behind the Lodge property. Penny was Wallace’s niece. The Dewars had been studying cougars at Northwest Bay, near Nanoose. They wanted to move up Island to be near Strathcona Park because it was an excellent area in which to study cougars. They built a magnificent 4,000 sq. ft. house, all without any heavy equipment, and using recycled materials from a building that they had torn down in Northwest Bay. p_dewar Read more