Newcastle Island Park

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Newcastle Island Park is said to be haunted by those who have died in the mines beneath Newcastle, and by the ghost of Peter Kakua, a Hawaiian who murdered his wife, in-laws and baby daughter with an axe. His ghost is seen on the beaches at dusk.

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Geographic Information

Newcastle Island Park
Nanaimo, BC

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49.191882, -123.9347603
Nearest Towns:
Nanaimo, BC (3.0 mi.)
Nanymo, BC (3.0 mi.)
Colvilletown, BC (3.0 mi.)
Wellington, BC (3.7 mi.)
Gabriola, BC (3.9 mi.)
Harmac, BC (5.6 mi.)
Extension, BC (6.5 mi.)
Cassidy, BC (9.2 mi.)
Cassidy's, BC (9.2 mi.)
Cassidy Siding, BC (9.2 mi.)


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