Upcoming Stanley Park History Group’s Historical Walking Tours & Events

check back for more details on these upcoming events…

Thursday January 19, 2017E. Pauline Johnson Tekahionwake’s Vancouver Years: 1909-1913. Joe Fortes Library, 870 Denman St  (see details below)
Early March 2017:  The Annual E. Pauline JohnsonTekahionwake Historical Walking Tour in Stanley Park
Spring 2017Women & The Arts: A Stanley Park Historical Walking Tour

Thursday January 19, 2017
7:00pm – 8:00pm
E. Pauline Johnson Tekahionwake’s Vancouver Years: 1909-1913
Join us at the Joe Fortes Branch Library for an illustrated talk by Jolene Castillou Cumming about Canadian cultural icon, E. Pauline Johnson Tekahionwake (1861-1913), a passionate Mohawk-British poet, writer, travelling stage performer, New Woman, First Nations advocate and one of Vancouver’s most famous residents. Hosted by the Joe Fortes Library & West End Community Centre, 870 Denman St, Meeting Room #1, free admission.
For more information and registration call 604 665-3972


Photo: E. Pauline Johnson Tekahionwake Vancouver Public Library VPL 9429


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 Castillou Cumming. 2017 marks Jolene’s 14th anniversary of presenting Stanley Park historical walking tours and events.
*Tours may be subject to change. Please check this site regularly.
Here’s a link to a Stanley Park Map

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