Events at Mountain View Cemetery Vancouver, Sept 15, 2012 – bike tour & Places That Matter

TWO EVENTS AT VANCOUVER’S MOUNTAIN VIEW CEMETERY, 15 SEPTEMBER, 2012

BICYCLE TOUR AT MOUNTAIN VIEW CEMETERY

 SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 15TH

1:15pm (please note new time)

 10.00 per person (cash only please)

Tour goes rain or shine; No reservations necessary

MEET AT CELEBRATION HALL – 5445 Fraser St. (entrance at 39th Ave.)

 Mountain View Cemetery is 106 acres!  Here is a chance to take it all in on our bike tour. Join John Atkin in visiting the graves of early citizens and people involved in the early bicycle industry.

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“PLACES THAT MATTER” PLAQUE PRESENTATION

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 15TH

3:30PM

Meet at the south corner of 33rd and Fraser within the cemetery grounds

 Did you know that Mountain View Cemetery has been awarded a ‘Places that Matter’ Plaque through the Vancouver Heritage Foundation?  This honour recognizes Mountain View Cemetery as one of the initial 125 unique and historical places in the City of Vancouver.

http://www.vancouverheritagefoundation.org/projects/placesthatmatter.html

Join us at 3:30 at the end of the bicycle tour for a plaque presentation with the Vancouver Heritage Foundation, Mountain View Cemetery and our sponsor Hamilton Harron Funeral Home.

The presentation will take place at the south corner of 33rd and Fraser within the cemetery grounds.

 

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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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