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Haven for rum runners?

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Haven for rum runners?
It may have been, but that's not the notoriety mentioned, brother!

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Brother 7?

I think that was his name.

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Brother 7?

I think that was his name.
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Brother 6?
Brother 8?

Seems about 46 years ago I read a book about him while cruising up there.

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It was Brother XII... and you're on the right track. He had two 'centers', though.. this was the location of one.

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Wow, this Brother XII was quite a character. Didn't know his story until I looked it up as a result of this post.
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When the 'Bro" burned everything and left deCoursey to avoid the police he went to Roberts Creek to hide out. As a child I played in the boxes he had used to transport his 20 million in gold coins. See 'Canada's False Prophet.' AS a juvi delinquent I was before Judge Beaver Potts, Same magistrate as XII stood before. Sure is neat to have been part of our local history even if we didn't know it at the time.

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OK guys... somebody's got to name this spot!!

Paulo (PCP) would not appreciate the name!

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Re: Contest/Game - Identify this picture

could it be sylva bay on gabriola island?
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