Updated through on-line information from Douglas Adams. -- The former residence 'Benvenuto' is used as a restaurant and office space by The Butchart Gardens.
Status Note: There 1998.
R.P. Butchart signed the contract on April 21, 1920 for II/11-ranks for $15,325. A Duo-Art player was included. The organ was sold by AeolianÆs Toronto agents, Mason & Risch Ltd. The price to them for the organ was $3,937.50. In August Butchart bought three more ranks and a Harp for $5,110. In 1928 another three ranks and a set of Chimes were added for $3,550. The estate became the Butchart Gardens. During World War II the organ was moved to Stanley Park, Vancouver. In February 1969, it was shipped back and reinstalled in the Butchart house.
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