• Preserving and promoting the history of Surrey, British Columbia, Canada
  • 17790 Hwy 10 | PO Box 34003 Clover Square RPO | V3S 1C7
  • 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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Learn about the history of Surrey, British Columbia

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.


Francophones in Surrey

Maurice Guibord, Director of the Société historique francophone de la Colombie-Britannique will engage you with his presentation which incorporates his research on the Francophone heritage of Surrey. Presentation was delivered ...

Virtual Ride – Fraser Valley Heritage Railway

Ride the rails… virtually! The Fraser Valley Heritage Railway Society introduces you to their rolling stock, station and volunteers through two video productions. Your hosts John Sprung, Michael Gibbs and ...
Peace Arch

History of the Peace Arch

This virtual field trip of Surrey’s Peace Arch will take you on a tour through history to look at the origins and construction of this impressive monument and surrounding parks ...



Surrey Historical Society Meeting

  • 12:00 am to 12:30 am

Surrey Historical Society Meeting

  • 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm