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Jun 11 - Jun 17 Heritage House TourVirtual Tour

If you couldn't join us live, come take a virtual tour across five different neighbourhoods at your own pace. We will visit a 1958 award-winning Mid-Century Modern home, an 1890s Strathcona home, a grand Shaughnessy estate home, a 1928 apartment, and more. We will enjoy original interior features, craftsmanship, and unique design, and explore the history and heritage significance of each house. While we cannot step through the doors together this year, we hope you will join us for this special opportunity to tour inside remarkable homes – exclusively available for the virtual Heritage House Tour.

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Jun 17 Special Event

Join us for a Places That Matter virtual plaque presentation on June 17th celebrating the history and stories of the Mennonite Maids: Daughters in the City. Between 1931 and 1961, over 2000 young Mennonite daughters worked as maids in Vancouver homes. The virtual presentation will include historical context and stories by the author of Daughters in the City Ruth Derksen Siemens and the Mennonite Museum Society’s Director, Richard Thiessen. We will present the Places That Matter plaque and share details of its installation in South Vancouver.

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VHF is currently offering events and workshops in a virtual format only. We hope to return to in-person events in the future when the public health situation allows.

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