Wednesday, September 29, 2010
Photo credit: Vancouver Historical Society
Sunday, October 3, 1:00pm – 3:00pm
Saturday, October 9, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Lillian’s world – A Historical Stanley Park Walking Tour
Meet at the Stanley Park Pavilion
Stand where Lillian Alling might have stood when she fell in love with telegraph linesman Scotty Macdonald. Enter Lillian’s world through this historical walking tour of Stanley Park led by historical interpreter Jolene Cumming. Featuring evocative stories and enticing anecdotes, this 2 hour walking tour will focus on the experience of women and will offer rare archival photos of Stanley Park, Vancouver and The Telegraph Trail in the early 1900s.
Historical interpreter Jolene Cumming has been producing and presenting local women’s history programs and special historical events since 2001. A board member of The Friends of the Vancouver Archives and the Women’s History Network of British Columbia, she presents at museums, historical societies, conferences, schools, community and seniors’ centres. Her recent projects include a six-part walking tour series with the Stanley Park Ecology Society and co-founder and coordinator of the monthly Herstory Café.
Two tours will be held: Sunday, October,1:00pm – 3:00pm and Saturday, October 9, 10:00am - 12:00pm, rain or shine. Wear comfortable shoes.
Free admission – limited space. Reservations required. Visit www.vancouveropera.ca for details.
Meet at the Stanley Park Pavilion www.stanleyparkpavilion.com/Pavilion/Welcome.html
Accessible by the #19 bus. Pay parking available.