Final Resting Places: Stanley Park Stories, Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012, Vancouver, BC

Final Resting Places: Stanley Park Stories
Saturday September 8, 2012 from 1pm – 3pm

Tickets: $12 cash
Departs & returns to Brockton Point Visitors Centre (at the totem poles)

This historical walking tour features sites & stories about those who “rest in peace” in Stanley Park. Presented by The Stanley Park History Group’s Jolene Cumming and Lorraine Irving, president of the BC Genealogical Society. The tour visits the old historic Pioneer Cemetery, the monument to those who drowned in the 1913 Chehalis boating disaster, Deadman’s Island’s smallpox Pest House site and various other memorials honouring the dead in the park.

Please pre- register at 604 – 873 – 1866. Limited spaces.

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About DRogers

M. Diane Rogers is a Director and Editor and Co-webmistress of the British Columbia Genealogical Society, teaches genealogy and family history year round, and blogs at CanadaGenealogy, or, Jane's Your Aunt. She's been doing her own family research since the 1980s in Canada, the UK and the United States, Sweden and further afield. She has a lifelong interest in Canadian and women's history and is a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists, the Genealogical Speakers Guild and the International Society of Family History Writers and Editors

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