Recognize this? It’s a view of the newly constructed 1912 Municipal Hall, situated at today’s Highway 10 and 176A Street, and its surrounding neighbourhood. The 1912 Hall is currently the home of the Surrey Archives. Photograph taken from the BC Electric Substation, ca. 1912. (Courtesy of the City of Surrey Archives / 180.1.95)

Discover how Surrey’s heritage heart has changed over 100 years at upcoming talk

Upcoming talk reveals the changes that Cloverdale’s Heritage Campus has undergone

The heart of Cloverdale has been a site of constant change for more than a century.

Now the home of the Cloverdale Library, the Museum of Surrey, the Surrey Archives, and other heritage attractions, the “Heritage Campus” in downtown Cloverdale is home to a unique, “dynamic” history.

That story will be told on Saturday, Sept. 14, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., at the Surrey Archives’ first talk of the fall season. Hosted at the Museum of Surrey, the talk will provide an “opportunity for the public to explore the site as it transitioned into the dynamic heritage precinct of today” and feature archival photos, documents and memories.

“Over the past 100 years, this site has seen constant change: it’s been the site of homes, a school, municipal hall, police administration, a library, seniors centre, a place of commemoration,” said archivist Chelsea Bailey in a press release.

The Heritage Campus is located just off of Highway 10 and 176A Street. It’s bordered by the recently expanded Museum of Surrey; the 1912 Municipal Hall, which now serves as the Surrey Archives; the Cloverdale Library, which is currently under renovation; Veteran’s Square and the Cloverdale Cenotaph, which honours Canada’s veterans; the Anderson Cabin, Anniedale School and the 1881 Town Hall.

The talk “is a great opportunity for the public to get familiar with Archives, the records we preserve and provide access to, and the stories that those records tell. Whether you’re a newcomer to the area, a student or a longtime resident, these free talks are a great way to learn about celebrate Surrey’s diverse history,” said Bailey.

The talk is geared towards those 13 years of age and older. It’s free to attend, but registration is encouraged. Visit surrey.ca/heritage and register for “A Heritage Campus” using the barcode #4684316, or call 604-502-6459.

The Museum of Surrey is located at 17710 56 Ave.



editor@cloverdalereporter.com

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter

Just Posted

UPDATE: Two North Delta schools briefly in ‘hold and secure’ after report of weapon

Seaquam Secondary and Cougar Canyon Elementary were in ‘hold and secure’ for about 45 minutes

Charges dropped against officer who shot and killed Hudson Brooks in South Surrey

‘I feel like I’ve lost Hudson all over again,’ says mom

‘Men of Curling’ calendar features Surrey’s Tardi, who went rock climbing with a curling rock

Tyler Tardi, 21, now curls on men’s circuit, meaning he won’t play at 2020 nationals in Langley

Here’s why you may not have seen many federal election signs in Surrey

Earlier this year, Surrey council banned election signs on public property, highways

‘Jail’ time for Surrey business and community leaders in Crime Stoppers fundraiser

Metro Vancouver organization to host Jail & Bail event Friday at Central City’s outdoor plaza

‘I shouldn’t have done it,’ Trudeau says of brownface photo

Trudeau says he also wore makeup while performing a version of a Harry Belafonte song

35 of 87 dogs in 2018 Williams Lake seizure were euthanized due to behavioural issues, BCSPCA confirm

The dogs did not respond to the behaviour modification and remained terrified of humans

‘We still did not get answers’: Vancouver parents demand expulsion after students’ racist video

‘We were unable to get confirmation from the VSB, but he hasn’t returned as of yet,’ says Marie Tate

B.C. ‘tent city’ disputes spark call for local government autonomy

UBCM backs Maple Ridge after province overrules city

B.C. drug dealers arrested after traffic stop near Banff turns into helicopter pursuit

Antonio Nolasco-Padia, 23, and Dina Anthony, 55, both well-known to Chilliwack law enforcement

‘What goes up will come down’: Gas prices spike in Metro Vancouver

Petroleum analyst Dan McTeague says prices will fall Thursday

B.C. MLA calls on province to restrict vaping as first related illness appears in Canada

Todd Stone, Liberal MLA for Kamloops-South Thompson, introduced an anti-vaping bill in April

Most Read