McLean Mill Historic Park is a steam-operated sawmill located just north of Port Alberni. In 1989 it was designated as a national historic site of Canada. (Submitted photo)

McLean Mill Historic Park is a steam-operated sawmill located just north of Port Alberni. In 1989 it was designated as a national historic site of Canada. (Submitted photo)

Qualicum Beach Family History Society announces Parfitt as next guest speaker

The Qualicum Beach Family History Society (QBFHS) is set to present their next guest speaker, a volunteer at the Historic McLean Mill in Port Alberni, Dewayne Parfitt. The topic will be about the McLean Mill Historic Park and its connection to the Alberni Railway. This talk will take place on Nov. 4 at 7 p.m., through Zoom invitation. It will be available to all members, as well as members of Parksville, Qualicum Beach and Port Alberni communities.

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The McLean Mill is a national historic site. It is a former sawmill located on the Alberni Valley, and was designated as a national historical site in 1989.

If any non-members wish to view this talk, they can send their email address to QBFHSociety@gmail.com, and will be sent a link to the talk a few days before the presentation.

— NEWS Staff, submitted

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