557-559 Johnson Street in downtown Victoria was built in 1875 for Henry Saunders, a grocer, and a member of Victoria-Columbia Lodge No. 1 in Victoria.
Following an addition to the building in 1886, the building was occupied by Gilmore & McCandless. a retail clothing business operated by Alexander Gilmore (died 1910, aged 86), also a Freemason, and his nephew, Alexander Gilmore McCandless, a member of Victoria-Columbia Lodge No.1.
557-559 Johnson Street is listed on the Canadian Register of Historic Places.
Here is a map showing the location of 557-559 Johnson Street:
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