Powell River Historic TownsiteDesignated a National Historic District in 1995, Historic Townsite is one of only a few professionally planned, single-industry towns dating from the early modern period in Canadian town planning. Check out landmark buildings like the Patricia Theatre, Dwight Hall, and the Rodmay Hotel, as well as the nearby Catalyst paper mill. Walking tours are available. The funky collection of logging equipment and Sliammon First Nations art at the nearby Powell River Historical Museum is a highlight. For more information click here
Powell River's mill town roots are on display in the historic Townsite, which celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2010.