Got a question today about the fountain in Stanley Park’s Lost Lagoon and was asked about whether it came from the Chicago World’s fair of 1934… This idea has been floating around for awhile and appears in many write ups about the park, but it seemed far fetched. Why would we drag a big chunk… Continue reading Stanley Park and the creator of Lost Lagoon’s Fountain
Stanley Park’s 125 year modern history in a timeline. Just in time to celebrate the birthday.
There is trouble with minors operating autos in Stanley Park. The Board’s solicitor is unable to do anything as the law does not preclude minors from driving autos. Board suggested a change in the law.
In 1909, someone thought it might be a good idea to build grain elevators on Deadmans Island. Park Board turned the idea down.
In 1918 there was a suggestion that pigs should be raised in Stanley Park. No reason was given why this was a good idea.
In 1910 crows in Stanley Park became targets.
All sorts of visitors paid a call to the hollow tree in Stanley Park.