Everything Marpole: A Tour of Marpole's Cultural and Heritage Sites - Historic Places Days

Everything Marpole: A Tour of Marpole’s Cultural and Heritage Sites

Historic Joy Kogawa House
1450 West 64th Avenue, Vancouver, BC, Canada
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6 July, 2019 | 10:30am to 2:00pm

Everything Marpole: A Tour of Marpole’s Cultural and Heritage Sites

Here’s the itinerary for our Historic Places Day walking tour:

·       10:30: Meet at Historic Joy Kogawa House (1450 West 64th Avenue Vancouver.)  Ann-Marie Metten will provide a history of the House

·       11:00:  Walk down Granville, past the Richard Marpole Library Branch and public art installations to the Marpole Museum (8743 Marine Drive SW, Vancouver) Receive a visit voucher. Look in on the Arbutus Greenway and receive a gift bag promoting enjoyment of the Greenway.

·       12:00: Walk across to Marpole Park to visit the Musqueam Heritage site,  the Marpole Midden and learn about its history.

·       1pm: Walk up to West 70th Avenue and stop for a brief visit at the newly opened Marpole Neighbourhood House (8585 Hudson Street at W70th)

·       1:30pm: Take the bus at West 70th and Hudson to the Marine Drive Canada Line Loop (return bus tickets provided)

·       2pm: arrive at the new premises of the Marpole Oakridge Family Place (8188 Lord Street) and enjoy a free lunch

Registration essential for catering purposes. Email info@kogawahouse.com.

Co-hosted with Andrea Krombein, Literacy Outreach Coordinator for Marpole


  • Family-Friendly
  • Food and Beverages
  • Guided Tour
  • National Historic Site
  • Parkland
  • Pet-Friendly
  • Washrooms

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