WEST END HISTORY WALK: Robson Street to English Bay – Departs SE corner of Bute & RobsonThis two hour West End Walk Back In Time starts at 10am from the SE corner of Bute and Robson and ends up at English Bay near the Sylvia Hotel.
Saturday, June 15
South East Corner of Bute and Robson Streets
$20 per person
For information or to reserve a space:
|Roedde House, Jan 1957, A. L. Yates, Bu P508.93|
John Hendry House on Burnaby St. in 1908 by P. Timms - VPL #1881
Highlights of this tour include the house where O Canada was written, Barclay Heritage Square, beautifully restored Mole Hill, the building where Hollywood swashbuckler Errol Flynn died, and a number of other houses and locations with some surprising stories.
A house-top plane crash?
|Hydro plane crash on house roof, September 4, 1918, - Air P31|
The oldest house on Davie Street?
|CVA Photo Str P2 showing oldest house on Davie in 1931 Rowland J. Towers|
|St. Paul's Anglican Church being pulled west on Davie Dec 1898 - Ch P36|
|Lt. Col Robert Blair - The Province announces Bizley win|
These stories and more... all in my old stomping grounds, Vancouver's Wild West End...
This walk is also scheduled on Saturday July 6, Saturday August 17 and Saturday September 17 at 10am.