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Whistler’s Ghost Town

Whistler’s Ghost Town

Image C/O Whistler Museum Did you know that just outside of Whistler, lies a ghost town? This ghost town’s story is far less spooky than you may think. Long before Whistler was Whistler, there was a booming logging industry. To accommodate the need for infrastructure and loggers, Parkhurst sprang to life after the land was purchased from Widow Parkhurst. And, what started off as one house quickly turned into several, a bunkhouse, a mill and home for around 70 loggers. Sadly, Parkhurst’s lifespan was short due to the Great Depression when logging companies were not able to sell what they More »