p4010016The process of rehabilitation will take hundreds of thousands of begged and bequeathed dollars and hundreds of volunteer hours to complete an authentic restoration to mirror its former magnificance. A heritage restoration carpentry training demonstration program in partnership with Vancouver Island University will be an invaluable contribution to the project.

The completed project will provide a new, permanent home for the Townsite Heritage Society of Powell River, a heritage resource and interpretive centre that serves the community and tourism sector for historically correct information and context for the preservation and conservation of the unique inventory of Townsite homes.

The Society provides education, promotion, stewardship and tours of the Historic District, and the archive of photos spanning the first 40 years of the town along with medical museum archives  showcasing the importance of Dr. Henderson and his work in the community form vital parts of the interpretive centre.