Huble Homestead Historic Site - Canada

On June 26, 1998 I visited the Huble Homestead Historic Site - a bit of interesting Canadian history.

In 1911 Albert Huble returned from a visit to his family in Ontario with a new bride, Annie, and her daughter Ada. In the fall when Mrs. Huble had another baby, Bertha, the cabin in which they were living became too small for the growing family.

The house he built was a typical Ontario farmhouse, complete with squared logs and dovetailed corners. The house took nearly a year to complete. Mr. Huble recorded his start in his diary when he wrote on January 18th, 1912 that he “broke road up the hill to get the house logs”. Throughout the winter he records spending a considerable amount of time felling and hewing logs for the house.

By October 1912 Huble was installing stoves and stovepipes. The family spent the winter in their new house. In the spring of 1913, Mr. Huble attached the family’s old cabin to the new house for use as a summer kitchen. Once completed, the two story house boasted a cellar, a large parlour and dining room, an office for Al, a first floor master bedroom, four upstairs bedrooms, and a summer kitchen.

Huble Homestead near Prince George, British Columbia
Huble Homestead near Prince George, British Columbia
Huble Homestead near Prince George, British Columbia
Huble Homestead near Prince George, British Columbia

Huble Homestead near Prince George, British Columbia
Huble Homestead near Prince George, British Columbia
Huble Homestead near Prince George, British Columbia
Huble Homestead near Prince George, British Columbia

Kitchen, Huble Homestead near Prince George, British Columbia
Kitchen, Huble Homestead near Prince George, British Columbia
Dining Room, Huble Homestead near Prince George, British Columbia
Dining Room, Huble Homestead near Prince George, British Columbia

Upstairs bedroom, Huble Homestead near Prince George, British Columbia
Upstairs bedroom, Huble Homestead near Prince George, British Columbia
Root Cellar, Huble Homestead near Prince George, British Columbia
Root Cellar, Huble Homestead near Prince George, British Columbia

Root Cellar, Huble Homestead near Prince George, British Columbia
Root Cellar, Huble Homestead near Prince George, British Columbia
Barns, Huble Homestead near Prince George, British Columbia
Barns, Huble Homestead near Prince George, British Columbia

Blacksmith Shop, Huble Homestead near Prince George, British Columbia
Blacksmith Shop, Huble Homestead near Prince George, British Columbia
Blacksmith Shop, Huble Homestead near Prince George, British Columbia
Blacksmith Shop, Huble Homestead near Prince George, British Columbia

Blacksmith Shop, Huble Homestead near Prince George, British Columbia
Blacksmith Shop, Huble Homestead near Prince George, British Columbia
Blacksmith Shop, Huble Homestead near Prince George, British Columbia
Blacksmith Shop, Huble Homestead near Prince George, British Columbia

Blacksmith Shop, Huble Homestead near Prince George, British Columbia
Blacksmith Shop, Huble Homestead near Prince George, British Columbia
Loom, Huble Homestead near Prince George, British Columbia
Loom, Huble Homestead near Prince George, British Columbia

General Store, Huble Homestead near Prince George, British Columbia
General Store, Huble Homestead near Prince George, British Columbia
General Store, Huble Homestead near Prince George, British Columbia
General Store, Huble Homestead near Prince George, British Columbia