Historic Steveston - Richmond, BC
Posted by: saopaulo1
N 49° 07.515 W 123° 10.970
10U E 486660 N 5441395
Quick Description: A plaque about the history of Steveston.
Location: British Columbia, Canada
Date Posted: 8/28/2010 12:42:56 AM
Waymark Code: WM9K36
The Richmond neighborhood was a boom town a hundred years ago with the fishing industry and the seasonal workers. The population was in the thousands. By the 1890s, saloons and hotel dotted the community. The area was an important cannery location two. The sign is located in front of the historical museum in the community.
Type of Marker: Cultural
Type of Sign: Other
Describe the parking that is available nearby: Street Parking
What Agency placed the marker?: City of Richmond.
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