There Was Water Here? with John Atkin

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THERE WAS WATER HERE? TRACING THE OLD EAST END WATERFRONT with John Atkin 
Saturday October 26, 10am (approx. 2 hours) 
Meet at Thornton Park corner of National and Station Streets
Join John Atkin, author, historian, DTES/Strathcona resident and walking-history-encyclopedia, on this fascinating exploration of the former shoreline of False Creek. Look at the history of the many businesses that once lined the shore along Main and Pender Streets, and learn about the evolution of the area and the filling in of False Creek over time. $10 for non-residents, pay-what-you-can for local residents.

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