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STANLEY PARK HISTORY GROUP EVENTS 

2014 EVENTS CALENDAR

TOUR # 6  SATURDAY APRIL 26, 2014
Lumbermen’s Arch Secrets: a Stanley Park Historical Walking Tour
1:00pm – 2:30pm

Meet at the viewing plaza overlooking Lost Lagoon, at the foot of Alberni Street at Chilco Street.
We will walk along the same route as others did, over 100 years ago, to get to the site of Lumbermen’s Arch.
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Lumbermen’s Arch at Stanley Park, ca. 1913. Photo: City of Vancouver Archives Arch P40.

People viewing deer in paddock near Lumbermen’s Arch, ca. 1916. Photo: City of Vancouver Archives SGN 1594.

Park crew with shovels and pick-axes at Whoi Whoi midden, 8 ft. deep deposit of clam shells, used to cover park road with, 1888. Photo: City of Vancouver Archives SGN 91

The Empress of Japan figurehead at Lumberman’s Arch, 1940. Photo: City of Vancouver Archives LP 58

The Sun Free Swimming Lessons banner and Canadian Youth Hostel bike hike through Lumbermen’s Arch, 1943. Photo: City of Vancouver Archives CVA 586-1336

Lumtinat (Louise) Thomas, ca. 1870, an honoured guest at the Whoi Whoi Potlatch. Photo: City of Vancouver Archives Port P392.

Crowd at Lumberman’s Arch, possible for the Golden Jubilee celebrations, 1936. Photo: City of Vancouver Archives CVA 260-377

View of Lumbermen’s Arch, totem poles and the petroglyph rock, 1946. Photo: City of Vancouver Archives CVA 586-4612

Japanese-Canadian Memorial, with the Arch in the background, 1920. Photo: City of Vancouver Archives CVA 99-2418

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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 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.
Stanley Park Map

Plan showing land occupied in Stanley Park near Brockton Point, ca. 1923. City of Vancouver Archives, CVA Map 6