Archive for the category "history"

16th Annual Vancouver Heritage House Tour


Wednesday, May 16th, 2018 — 1:55pm PDT
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Vancouver Heritage Foundation is opening character and heritage homes across Vancouver for the 16th annual Vancouver Heritage House Tour on June 3rd. This curated, self-guided tour includes a look inside 9 historic character homes from West Point Grey to Grandview.

Vancouver West End Lane Namesakes


Thursday, March 22nd, 2018 — 1:58pm PDT
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Vancouver West End Lane Namesakes: From Rosemary Brown Lane between Robson and Haro to Pantages Lane between Davie and Burnaby, here are some of the namesakes and the amazing roles they played in Vancouver’s history.

Awesome Women in Vancouver History: Rosemary Brown


Wednesday, March 7th, 2018 — 10:25am PDT
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Awesome Women in Vancouver History: Rosemary Brown was a feminist, writer, educator, politician, and mother who changed the course of history in BC and Canada.

Vancouverites Being Awesome in the Snow, 50-100 Years Ago


Friday, February 23rd, 2018 — 5:02pm PDT
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Vintage photos of Vancouverites being awesome in the snow, 50-100 years ago. Images courtesy of the City of Vancouver Archives. Proving that in Vancouver, some fun can be had even when we’ve been blanketed by blizzard conditions.

An Ode to Roedde House: West End Hidden Gems


Tuesday, February 20th, 2018 — 11:10am PDT
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Built in 1893, Roedde House Museum is located at 1415 Barclay Street, Vancouver at Barclay Square.

Legends of Vancouver Tour: Self-Guided Walking Tour or Virtual Experience


Tuesday, February 6th, 2018 — 8:00am PDT
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The Legends of Vancouver tour is based on sites mentioned in E. Pauline Johnson (Takehionwake)’s book Legends of Vancouver. The tour visits some of the sites of those legends, and examines places of sacred meaning to local First Nations.