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Heritage Vancouver Summer Walking Tours

July 5th, 2012 @ 9:44am (PT) by Rebecca Bollwitt

Heritage Vancouver has recently released their list of summer walking tours with an impressive roster of guides to help you discover more about our city.


1959 – Granville Street. Archives item# CVA 672-1. BC Jennings Photographer.

Date: Saturday, July 21, 2012 from 11:00am to 1:00pm
Tour: Vancouver’s Granville Street: 1885-2012
Guide: Michael Gordon
Where to Meet: Tour begins 200 Granville Street Plaza (North of Cordova St).

Date: Sunday, July 29, 2012 from 10:00am to 12:00pm
Tour: Delamont: Kitsilano’s oldest city block of houses
Guide: Bruce Macdonald
Where to Meet: The tour will start in the small park at the northeast corner of Arbutus & 7th.

Date: Saturday, August 11, 2012 from 10:00am to 12:00pm
Tour: A Planning tour of Vancouver’s West End
Guide: Gordon Price
Where to Meet: Barclay Heritage Square (between Nicola & Broughton, Haro & Barclay).

Date: Sunday, August 19, 2012 from 10:00am to 12:00pm
Tour: Hippie Kits: The ’60s & ’70s
Guide: Michael Kluckner
Where to Meet: Tour begins at Kits House, 7th & Vine.

The best thing about heritage walking tours is that you get a high quality of information from the city’s finest historians, authors and researches, and the tours are interesting for visitors and residents alike.

Tickets are $10 for Heritage Vancouver members and $15 for non-members and they’re available online — be sure to scoop yours up as these are known to sell out. Follow Heritage Vancouver on Twitter and Facebook for updates and event information.

The Vancouver Heritage Foundation also has a series of tours including one with an Art Deco theme next Friday.

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2 comments

  1. Penny says:

    Great tours put on by Heritage Vancouver Society!

  2. Anne says:

    Hi!

    These tours sound really interesting, thanks for the post.

    Great blog by the way!

    Anne

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