Archive for the category "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.

Vancouver Heritage Week 2018

Wednesday, January 31st, 2018 — 8:43am PDT
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Vancouver Heritage Week: The Vancouver Heritage Foundation is taking part in Heritage Week in BC and across Canada February 19-25th. With the theme of “heritage stands the test of time”, Vancouver Heritage Week will be comprised of three free or low-cost events.