Archive for the category "history"

A History of Herons in Stanley Park


Sunday, April 14th, 2019 — 9:24am PDT
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A history of herons in Stanley Park, almost 100 years of documented history including the Heron Cam you can log into and view nestlings.

Shakespeare Garden in Stanley Park


Monday, April 8th, 2019 — 3:54pm PDT
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The Shakespeare Garden in Stanley Park is an arboretum featuring trees mentioned in the Bard’s poems and plays.

Spring Sculpture at Robson Square


Wednesday, March 20th, 2019 — 10:43am PDT
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The Spring sculpture at Robson Square. The steel feature was installed in 1981 and is the work of artists Alan Chung Hung.

Vancouver Heritage Week 2019


Wednesday, January 16th, 2019 — 9:30am PDT
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Vancouver Heritage Week is February 18-24, 2019. The Vancouver Heritage Foundation will be offering events that celebrate the power heritage has to bring people together and create a sense of belonging.

Then and Now Public Domain Pics in the Vancouver Archives


Monday, January 14th, 2019 — 1:35pm PDT
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I have dug around a bit more to find a few more Public Domain gems within the city archives’ vast collections, which you are free to use! Here are some of my favourites and just for fun, I’ve positioned them with some current Google Street View images for a Then and Now effect

Vancouver in 1919


Tuesday, January 1st, 2019 — 9:00am PDT
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Photos and noteworthy dates and events looking back at Vancouver in 1919. Thanks to the City of Vancouver Archives and Chuck Davis’ History of Metropolitan Vancouver.