Visualizing History


Visualizing History: Qualicum Beach

This map is a visualization of Qualicum Beach’s historical buildings and other points of interest. Click on any marker to learn more about its history, and scroll down in the left-hand panel to find pictures of the location. Where possible, historical photographs of the locations are contrasted with what the area looks like today!

For a larger, higher resolution version of this exhibit, simply click on the “full screen” icon on the upper right-hand corner of the map. If any locations are inaccurate, please contact us.

Photos courtesy of the Qualicum Beach Museum Archives and Rusty J. Joerin of Woodsgift Photography. View more of his work at

A – Crump Hotel
B – Qualicum Beach Hotel
C – Sunset Inn / George Inn
D – Morgan Hotel / Qualicum Arms Hotel
E – Shady Rest
F – The Log Cabin / Log Cabin Inn
G – Grandview Camp and Cottages
H – Bayview Park
I – Ben Bow Inn
J – The Captain’s Inn
K – The Snow White Motel and Cottages
L – The Buena Vista
M – Old Dutch Inn / Shoreline Motor Inn
N – The Crescent Motel
O – Qualicum College Inn
P – St. Mark’s Anglican Church
Q – St. Stephen’s United Church
R – 2nd at Memorial
S – Beach at West Crescent
T – Community Hall
U – East Crescent at Highway 19A
V – Judge’s Row
W – Memorial Overlook
X – The Qualicum Merchant
Y – The Qualicum Beach Powerhouse
Z – Thrall-Leigh House
a – The Old School House (TOSH)
b – Rosemuir / Valhalla
c – Village Theatre
d – Crown Mansion
e – The Royal Canadian Legion Branch 76
f – St. Andrew’s Lodge