Brewery Creek Ravine As A Playground At The Turn Of 1900

Gladys Schwesinger describing her childhood years playing in the Brewery Creek ravine:

Mount Pleasant Historical Signage at 298 East 11th Ave & Sophia St

Mount Pleasant Historical Signage at 298 East 11th Ave & Sophia St

Corner of East 11th Ave & Sophia St

Corner of East 11th Ave & Sophia St

 

The Sophia

The Sophia

The above quote is from “Recollections of early Vancouver in my childhood, 1893-1912” by Dr. Gladys C. Schwesinger (Vancouver City Archives PAM 1960 – 29 – Recollections…)

You can read the full quote in the Mount Pleasant Historic Context Statement on pages 13 & 14.

1897/1901 fire insurance map highlighting Brewery Creek put together by Claude Douglas and Bruce Macdonald

Map highlighting Brewery Creek that was put together from smaller sections of the 1897 – 1901 Fire Insurance Map by Claude Douglas.  He founded the Brewery Creek Historical Society in 1988 with Charles Christopherson.  The map and colouring are courtesy of Bruce Macdonald, who was a member of the society.

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