• Preserving and promoting the history of Surrey, British Columbia, Canada
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  • Surrey, British Columbia, Canada

Slide Pacific Highway north side of Grosvenor Road, 1931 Surrey Historical Society

Surrey Historical Society

The Surrey Historical Society was founded in 1968, and incorporated in 1969. This Society is an important resource for Surrey’s history. Its mandate is to promote Surrey’s heritage; to support the preservation of Surrey‘s historical materials, artifacts and sites that are deemed to be of historical value; to support research and documentation; and to publish materials on Surrey’s history.
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Preserve and promote the history of Surrey, British Columbia, Canada

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The city of Surrey is situated on the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territories of the Salish Peoples, including the q̓ic̓əy̓ (Katzie), q̓ʷɑ:n̓ƛ̓ən̓ (Kwantlen), and Semiahma (Semiahmoo) land-based nations in what is known now as British Columbia, Canada. 

Surrey is a member of the Greater Vancouver Regional District and located south of Vancouver. Its northern boundary is the Fraser River and its southern boundary is Semiahmoo Bay and the U.S.A.


Zennosuke Inouye: Canadian Veteran

As we work towards moving the legacy site to the new format, the story of resilience and fortitude shown by Surrey’s Zennosuke Inouye. Mr. Inouye volunteered and fought in WW1, ...

Surrey Heritage Stories – V1

Surrey Heritage Stories – Volume 1 (Winter 2019) With thanks to a cultural grant from the City of Surrey, we were pleased to be able to produce a booklet covering ...

Surrey Heritage Stories

Fall 2020 – Our Heritage – Our Stories – Our Home In a follow up to our Memory Socials held at various locations around Surrey, as well as research by ...


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