Early history of the Vancouver Exhibition Association. by John James Miller

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Published by City Archives in Vancouver, B.C .

Written in English

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  • Vancouver Exhibition Association,
  • Vancouver (B.C.) -- Exhibitions

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LC ClassificationsT953 B1 M5
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Number of Pages46
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Open LibraryOL17056368M

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The idea of an Exhibition located within the reach of a five-cent car fare to the population of the big City of Vancouver gained ground, and in definite steps were taken” Two years of hard work by Miller and others followed until Aug —the informal opening date—when the gates to the Exhibition were thrown open and the.

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The city falls within the traditional territory of three Coast Salish peoples known as, Squamish (Sḵwxwú7mesh), Tsleil-waututh and Xwméthkwyiem ("Musqueam"—from masqui "an edible grass that grows in the sea").

History. The region had long been inhabited by several Native American (First Nations) peoples when a trading post, Fort Langley, was set up by the Hudson’s Bay Company in near the mouth of the Fraser River.

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It is bounded to the north by Yukon and the Northwest Territories, to the east by the province of Alberta, to the south by the U.S. states of Montana, Idaho, and Washington, and to the west by the Pacific Ocean and the southern panhandle of Alaska.Exhibition Halls.

The Vancouver Convention Centre offersft 2 (28, m 2) of exhibition space or six exhibition halls in total – three in each building, which can be divided for multiple uses, or combined to meet larger exhibition requirements.

With 22 loading bays and convenient drive-on access to our grand West exhibition space, event move-in and move-out are simply effortless.The Wonder of Learning—The Hundred Languages of Children is a sq.

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The exhibition ran from June-November

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