Take a one hour cruise up Howe Sound and view the breathtaking snow capped mountains, rugged islands and forests. Keep your camera handy to catch glimpses of the wildlife that abound in coastal waters.
You’ll learn about the rich, diverse history beginning with the Squamish First Nations 9,000 year history, logging, fishing and marine transportation as well as the villages and industries and the people who set international records in business, politics, entertainment and sports. Find out how incredibly hard our early pioneers had to work in isolation to survive.
2019 dates | May 19 & 25 | 10:00 am
Purchase tickets in advance @ One Flower One Leaf 436 Marine Drive, Gibsons BC
Join local history buff Dale Peterson on this 90-minute historical walking tour.
Learn why Gibsons Landing was a strategic location for the Squamish Nation (Sḵwxwú7mesh), how George Gibson “stumbled” upon this place and how hard he and other early pioneers had to work in isolation to merely survive. And how a fired Methodist minister who, while here, laid political foundations that would radically change Canada’s political and social history. Hear about the deep and rich history in logging, fishing and marine transportation along with international records in business, sports and entertainment with stories to make you laugh.
2019 dates | May 18 | 10:00 am
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Meet @ Pioneer Park (by the George Gibson statue)