HISTORICAL MOMENT
The Hope Chest (the original Clement’s drug store) on the left and Gremlin Café on the right of Chemainus Road circa 1950: The Hope Chest building had been the home of barber Jerry Monk, the Clement’s Drug store and later a photography shop. The building housing the Gremlin Café has seen many eateries in its past – The Jolly Trio Café, Mandolino’s and Ashley’s. At one time, it was Joe’s TV store. This is the same scene depicted on Chemainus’ newest mural on the former Leaf Compassion location. (Photo courtesy of the Chemainus Valley Museum)

HISTORICAL MOMENT The Hope Chest (the original Clement’s drug store) on the left and Gremlin Café on the right of Chemainus Road circa 1950: The Hope Chest building had been the home of barber Jerry Monk, the Clement’s Drug store and later a photography shop. The building housing the Gremlin Café has seen many eateries in its past – The Jolly Trio Café, Mandolino’s and Ashley’s. At one time, it was Joe’s TV store. This is the same scene depicted on Chemainus’ newest mural on the former Leaf Compassion location. (Photo courtesy of the Chemainus Valley Museum)

Historical moment Nov. 5

View along Chemainus Road from the top of Mill Street

HISTORICAL MOMENT

The Hope Chest (the original Clement’s drug store) on the left and Gremlin Café on the right of Chemainus Road circa 1950: The Hope Chest building had been the home of barber Jerry Monk, the Clement’s Drug store and later a photography shop. The building housing the Gremlin Café has seen many eateries in its past – The Jolly Trio Café, Mandolino’s and Ashley’s. At one time, it was Joe’s TV store. This is the same scene depicted on Chemainus’ newest mural on the former Leaf Compassion location. (Photo courtesy of the Chemainus Valley Museum)

Don Bodger

The Courier

View along Chemainus Road from the top of Mill Street