Historic Stewart Farm

Canadian History Hunters recently had the opportunity to visit one of the few historic farmhouses that remain in Surrey. In the early 1880’s John Stewart purchased the farm and became involved in the dyking of the Nicomeckl River, an important early transportation route for the community of Elgin. In 1884 Mr. Stewart married his wife Anne and started…

Hidden Tunnel Time

This is in some ways a memorial to the Chinese railway workers that contributed to the development of this country to a degree far greater than they will ever be credited for. Just outside of Hope this tunnel resides with an entrance but no exit. In 1884 as the Canadian Pacific Railway was forging East…