Buildings Associated With Tzouhalem Chapter 26 Members

151-155 Craig Street, Duncan, B.C.

The building at 151-155 Craig Street in downtown Duncan, B.C. was built in 1929 by architect Douglas James for Hugh George Savage (1882-1957), the owner and publisher of the Cowichan Leader newspaper. Hugh George Savage was a member of Tzouhalem Chapter, No.26 and Temple Lodge, No.33.

151-155 Craig Street, built in 1929 for Hugh George Savage, owner and publisher of the Cowichan Leader
151-155 Craig Street, built in 1929 for Hugh George Savage, owner and publisher of the Cowichan Leader

Hugh George Savage used the building as the offices and printing facility for his weekly newspaper, the Cowichan Leader. This building replaced an earlier Cowichan Leader office building on this site.

The building is now occupied by two retail stores and the facade has been significantly altered from Douglas James’ original design.

Hugh George Savage, owner and publisher of the Cowichan Leader, circa 1922
Hugh George Savage, owner and publisher of the Cowichan Leader, circa 1922 (courtesy of Temple Lodge, No.33)

 

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