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Mr and Mrs Robertson were the first white settlers in the Squamish Valley. They came from Manitoba to homestead on the banks of the Mamquam River. The area where they lived is in the current location of the industrial park.
In February 1889, their daughter Catherine and her husband Allen Rae came to Squamish. They had another daughter, Minerva, who would often visit her sister in Squamish.
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They farmed growing potatoes, turnips, beets, cabbage, cauliflower, corn, and tomatoes.
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Squamish Public Library, Squamish Files: Prominent Names.
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