Langley Prairie

LANGLEY PRAIRIE, a rich AGRICULTURAL district in the FRASER VALLEY, in the municipality of LANGLEY, was first cultivated by FORT LANGLEY employees in the 1830s. Produce from their 8.1 sq km farm was sold to Russian forts in Alaska in the 1840s. The HBC subdivided the land in 1877 and sold lots to newly arrived settlers. A commercial centre named Langley Prairie (originally Innes' Corners) developed where the BC ELECTRIC RWY CO line crossed Yale Road, a location now in the heart of the City of...

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