Life at William Head

William Head Quarantine Station William Head Quarantine Station, located south-west of Victoria in Metchosin, was built during the 1880s in response to fears of plague brought by immigrants to British Columbia. With gold prospectors arriving from California and Chinese labourers immigrating to work the railroad, disease was rampant.[1] Similar in function to Partridge Island Station in New Brunswick, William … Continue reading Life at William Head