Stanley Park, National Historic Site

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The Stanley Park Ecology Society is hosting a special event during their Annual General Meeting next week. They’re inviting their members and the public to sit in on a presentation from Lyle Dick, Parks Canada Historian. The talk will be about the evolution of Stanley Park as a National Historic Site (designated in 1988) along with its historical and cultural significance within the region.

1890s – Hollow Tree. Archives item# St Pk P11.1. Photographer: Bailey Bros.

1900s – Cedar walk with a dugout canoe. Archives item# CVA 677-986. Photographer: Philip Timms.

1900s – Totem figure by a tree. VPL Accession Number: 6689. Photographer: Philip Timms.

1900 – The road into Stanley Park. Archives item# CVA 677-180.1.

The Stanley Park Ecology Society will meet in the Stanley Park Dining Pavilion Ballroom from 6:30pm to 8:30pm on Wednesday, October 26, 2011. Admission is $10 or free if you’re a society member. RSVP by phone (604) 718-6523 or email.

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