Archive for the category "history"

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.

18 Photos of Vancouver in 1918


Thursday, January 4th, 2018 — 12:53pm PDT
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Looking ahead to 2018, I thought it would be fun to look back 100 years to catch a glimpse of Vancouver in 1918, thanks to the City of Vancouver Archives.

Christmas Shoppers on Granville 1973: Archive Photo of the Day


Thursday, December 7th, 2017 — 2:46pm PDT
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From the City of Vancouver Archives: Christmas Shoppers on Granville in 1973. © City of Vancouver. Photographer: William Edgar Knowles Middleton.

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