Heather Heritage Society Annual General Meeting and Public Lecture


  • Sunday, April 7th 2019
  • Hycroft Manor, 1489 McRae Avenue, Vancouver
  • Heather Heritage Society AGM: 2pm
  • Refreshments and Public Lecture: 2:30pm

Come and hear about the history of Vancouver General Hospital’s “hidden gem”.

Obscured by later additions, many have forgotten that the once magnificent Heather Pavilion is even there.  Donald Luxton, Heritage Consultant, Historian and Author of Vancouver General Hospital, 100 Years of Care and Service will tell the story of one of Vancouver’s first major institutions and architectural landmarks.

Parking is available on McRae Avenue and The Crescent.  Disabled parking is available on site.

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