James Bay Inn

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James Bay Inn, now a men’s pub, is haunted by a former patient and celebrity who died here on March 2, 1945 when it was a hospital. Canadian artist and author Emily Carr’s ghost has been seen floating in the room where she died. Some say she especially haunts those who criticize her work.

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270 Government Street
Victoria, BC V8V 2L2, Canada

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48.4153329, -123.3693644
Nearest Towns:
Victoria, BC (1.5 mi.)
Esquimalt, BC (2.5 mi.)
Oak Bay, BC (2.7 mi.)
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Goldstream Station, BC (7.9 mi.)
Metchosin, BC (8.2 mi.)
Rocky Point, BC (10.7 mi.)
Malahat, BC (11.6 mi.)
Saanichton, BC (12.3 mi.)

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