The house is constructed of hand cut squared-off logs beautifully dove-tailed at the corners. The fireplace was reconstructed as close as 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
1245 East Island Highway
Parksville, BC V9P 2E5
The Parksville Museum is located on the unceded, traditional, & ancestral lands of the Coast Salish, Hul’q’umi’num’ speaking people including the Snaw-naw-as and Snuneymuxw people.
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Heritage Buildings are now closed for the 2022 season.
The grounds are always open to enjoy.
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