CALENDAR – Spring Historical Events 2015
♦ Private group tour bookings also available. Variety of topics & locations.
Tour # 5 Sunday June 14, 2015
Brockton Point Secrets: Monuments, Memorials and Plaques Historical
1:00pm – 2:30pm
Meet in front of the Brockton Point totem poles
$10 cash, drop-in only. Includes rare historical photographs.
This tour features hidden histories and forgotten stories about this famous point, its monuments, memorials, plaques and landmarks, including tales about the people who lived there and visited its shores. A few highlights include: The NEW Luke Marston SHORE TO SHORE sculpture of Portuguese Joe Silvey/Khaltinaht/ Kwatleemaat & the new Valerie Jerome bench, by her brother Harry’s statue. Also, the Pioneer Cemetery site, Fisherman’s Cove families, Deadman’s Island’s Pest House, 9 o’clock gun, totems, the 1863 Royal Engineers marker, a CMT, the Hallelujah Point plaque, Vancouver’s first sawmill site, Coal Harbour history, the late 1800’s Athletic Grounds & much much more…
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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.
Stanley Park Map