Home Port: Victoria by Ursula Jupp

Home Port: Victoria by Ursula Jupp

Over the years many books documenting the long list of people and events that have contributed to Victoria harbour’s vibrant history have been published. Where available the titles on the reading list below will link you to the online stores where these book can be purchased. Where possible links are to local publsihers.

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Please use the accompanying form if you’d like to contribute titles to the list please send the title(s) and the author’s name(s) of the book(s) you think should be on the Victoria Harbour History reading list. Thank You!

Reading List…

A History of Victoria 1842 – 1970 Harry Gregson

A Salute to the Thermopylae Club Arthur Ives

Aqua Vitae: A History of the Saloons and Hotel Bars of Victoria, 1851-1917 Glen A Mofford

Britannia’s Navy on the West Coast of North America 1812-1914 Barry Gough

Canadian Pacific: Creating a Brand, Building a Nation Marc H. Choko

Canadian Pacific: The Golden Age of Travel Barry Lane

Coast Salish: Their Art and Culture Reg Ashwell & David Hancock

Home Port: Victoria Ursula Jupp

If These Walls Could Talk Valerie Green

Juan de Fuca’s Strait Barry Gough

Making the News David Obee

More English than the English Terry Reksten

Naturally Salty Marianne Scott

Quarantined: Life and Death at William Head Station 1872-1959 Peter Johnson

Steamer’s Wake Jim Faber

Songhees Pictorial Dr. Grant Keddie

The Blanket Harold Tichenor

The Great Canoes David Neel

The Land of Heart’s Delight Michael Layland

The Pacific Empresses Robert Turner

The Pacific Princesses Robert Turner

The Princess Story: A Century and a half of West Coast Shipping Norman R. Hacking & W. Kaye Lamb

Terry Reksten Terry Reksten wrote a number of books of harbour interest

Vancouver Island in the Empire JF Bosher