Surrey Historical Society

Surrey Historical Society was incorporated in 1969 to promote interest in the heritage of the City of Surrey; to identify and support the preservation of historical materials, site and structures pertaining to the people of Surrey, especially those of early settlers; to support research and documentation of Surrey history; and to publish materials on Surrey's history.


Surrey Historical Society's upcoming events for 2019

The Surrey Historical Society meets every second Saturday of the month during September, October and November. There is a break over Christmas and meetings resume during February, March, April, May, and June.
The meeting is held from 9:30am to 11:00am in the lower hall of the Surrey Archives, then moves over to the Museum of Surrey for a presentation until 12:30pm. All meetings are open to the general public and we welcome new members! When you arrive, enter via the east ground floor door. Park at the Museum of Surrey and walk over.


Upcoming events

Saturday March 23, 2019

Ocean Park and Crescent Beach Memory Social

The SHS is pleased to host a Memory Social at the Ocean Park Community Hall between 12:00pm to 3:00pm Join us for an afternoon of nostalgia, memories and community pride.


Saturday April 13, 2019

The regular SHS business meeting will be held at 9:30 in the Archives.

We then will move to Museum of Surrey Theatre for a presentation by the Surrey Archives sharing "Tales of the Stewart Farmhouse". They will share histories of Elgin Heritage Park and the land the Stewarts and others have called home..


Saturday April 28, 2019

White Rock Memory Social

The SHS is pleased to host a Memory Social at the Kent Street Activity Centre between 12:00pm to 3:00pm Join us for an afternoon of nostalgia, memories and stories of this iconic area!


Saturday May 11, 2019

The regular Annual General Meeting will take place from 9:30 to 10:30 am in the Archives basement.

We will then enjoy an Archives presentation of the "City of Parks" and discover how Surrey came to be known for it's beautiful parkland. Presentation will be held at the Museum of Surrey theatre.


Saturday May 18, 2019

Cloverdale Memory Social

The SHS is pleased to host a Memory Social at the Museum of Surrey between 12:00pm to 3:00pm Join us for an afternoon of nostalgia, memories and pride about one of our oldest communities. We welcome one and all to this very special finale of our Memory Social series!


Saturday June 15, 2019

The regular SHS business meeting will take place from 9:30 to 10:30 am in the Archives basement.

The Meeting will be followed at 11am to 12:30pm by the presentation "The Historical Photograph Collection". The Archives will share some of the oldest items in the Surrey Archives vault in the Museum of Surrey theatre.




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