Lumberman's Arch

LUMBERMAN'S ARCH in STANLEY PARK overlooking VANCOUVER's inner harbour was erected originally by the BC Lumber and Shingle Manufacturers to celebrate the 1912 visit to the city by the Canadian gov gen, the Duke of Connaught. Following the Duke's visit it was moved from its downtown location to the park; it stood there until the early 1950s, when it was replaced by a simpler structure. The arch stands on the site of a FIRST NATIONS village, Khwaykhway, that was burned after an outbreak of...

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