CALENDAR – 2014 Fall Historical Walking Tours
♦ Private tours also available
*** check back for more Fall tours, like:
- Sunday November 9, 2014 – Military History of Stanley Park
- Sunday November 16, 2014 – Old Money: West of Denman tour
- Sunday December 28, 2014 – Stanley Park Secrets, and more… .
TOUR # 21 Sunday November 9, 2014
The Military History of Stanley Park Historical Walking Tour
A Remembrance Day Weekend event
1:00pm – 2:30pm
In the mid 1800’s Stanley Park was declared a British Military Reserve…or was it? On this tour discover over 150 years of military related stories, ranging from; secret defence sites, monuments, memorial gardens, sites of protests and peace gatherings, Deadman’s Island’s Royal Canadian Naval Reserve HMSC Discovery, soldier stories, and the war effort activities that took place in the park. Includes rare historical photographs. Meet at the viewing plaza overlooking Lost Lagoon, at the foot of Alberni St. (at Chilco St.). $10 and drop-in only. Rain or Shine.
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GENERAL TOUR INFORMATION
HISTORICAL WALKING TOURS
Tours depart from various locations & have various starting times.
All tickets are $10 cash (exact change is helpful). Part proceeds go to the Stanley Park Ecology Society. Allow extra time for tour registration, traffic, parking and the bus. Tours run rain or shine. Please wear appropriate clothing & footwear as we may be walking on grass, trails and some uneven ground at times. All tours feature rare historical photographs.
Tours are presented by historical interpreter Jolene Cumming. 2014 marks Jolene’s 11th anniversary of presenting Stanley Park historical walking tours and events.
*Tours may be subject to change. Please check this site regularly.
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