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Special Event! We’re collaborating with Science World for an evening walk and movie.

For the last evening showing of the IMAX film Rocky Mountain Express we’re running the All Aboard tour again. August 29th – All Aboard! 2: The railway and industrial history of the eastern False Creek. False Creek was home to a number of railway companies including the Great Northern, Canadian National, and the Canadian Pacific. On… Continue reading Special Event! We’re collaborating with Science World for an evening walk and movie.

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February At the VHS: Curt Lang’s Vancouver

The Vancouver Historical Society was established in 1936 to stimulate public interest in Vancouver’s history, to encourage historical research and publication, and to promote the designation and preservation of historic sites. It is incorporated provincially as a non-profit society and registered federally as a charity. Meetings are on the fourth Thursday of the month (except… Continue reading February At the VHS: Curt Lang’s Vancouver

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Charles Hou Given The Vancouver Historical Society’s Award of Merit

The Vancouver Historical Society held its annual Incorporation Day lunch at the University Golf Club on April 15th. Along with a great presentation from guest speaker Colin Preston who showed some gems from the CBC archives, the highlight of the afternoon was the presentation of the society’s Award of Merit to Charles Hou. Charles is… Continue reading Charles Hou Given The Vancouver Historical Society’s Award of Merit