Celebrate Heritage Week with a special bus tour that explores Surrey’s unique architectural, natural and cultural sites with three heritage experts.
The tour covers 30 sites in nine original town centers.
The Historic Stewart Farm is hosting the tour on Feb. 19 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The features that will be visited include two heritage trails, the restoration projects at the BC Electric Railway’s Sullivan Station, significant trees, an arboretum, the ALR, monuments and markers.
Learn about Surrey’s original road names and its built heritage which includes houses, halls, churches, past municipal halls, theatres, businesses, original farm sites, schools and more.
A Heritage Advisory Commission representative will talk about heritage in Surrey and City efforts to preserve history, buildings and natural history.
Find out about the Surrey Heritage Register, the inventory of sites, and how heritage designation works.
There will also be a special guest on this tour who has done extensive research on the route of the 1861 Kennedy Trail.
The ride begins and ends at the Historic Stewart Farm (13723 Crescent Rd.) – finishing with tea and treats.
The cost is $18 per person 16 and over. Space is limited, so pre-register by calling 604-592-6956.
Regular site hours are Tuesday to Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays from 12-4 p.m. Entrance is by donation. For more information, call 604-592-6956 or visit www.surrey.ca/heritage