Local history

A woman crosses 176 Street. Duckworth’s and the Cloverdale Hotel can be seen on the right. (Courtesy of the Surrey Archives / 180.1.85)

Cloverdale: The Historic Heart of Surrey

A short history of Cloverdale and Clayton Heights

  • Jun 16, 2020

 

View of the newly constructed 1912 Municipal Hall at Highway 10 and 176A Street. The 1912 Hall is currently the home of the Surrey Archives. (Courtesy of the City of Surrey Archives / 180.1.95)

A Walk Through Time

A tour of Cloverdale’s historic heart

  • Jun 15, 2020

 

Alan Clegg sits down for a chat with the Cloverdale Reporter. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Surrey’s Alan Clegg sits down for a socially-distanced chat about his life in Cloverdale over the years

Clegg chats about his time as a volunteer firefighter, 1962’s Typhoon Freda, and how he’s been holding up during COVID-19

 

HISTORY: How do you keep Surrey kids out of trouble? Make them mayor.

HISTORY: How do you keep Surrey kids out of trouble? Make them mayor.

Teen Towns provided entertainment, life experience for post war-era teens

  • Sep 6, 2019
HISTORY: How do you keep Surrey kids out of trouble? Make them mayor.
Recognize this? It’s a view of the newly constructed 1912 Municipal Hall, situated at today’s Highway 10 and 176A Street, and its surrounding neighbourhood. The 1912 Hall is currently the home of the Surrey Archives. Photograph taken from the BC Electric Substation, ca. 1912. (Courtesy of the City of Surrey Archives / 180.1.95)

Discover how Surrey’s heritage heart has changed over 100 years at upcoming talk

Upcoming talk reveals the changes that Cloverdale’s Heritage Campus has undergone

Recognize this? It’s a view of the newly constructed 1912 Municipal Hall, situated at today’s Highway 10 and 176A Street, and its surrounding neighbourhood. The 1912 Hall is currently the home of the Surrey Archives. Photograph taken from the BC Electric Substation, ca. 1912. (Courtesy of the City of Surrey Archives / 180.1.95)
The 1881 Town Hall was moved from the Cloverdale Fairgrounds to the Museum of Surrey campus on Wednesday night (Nov. 7). (Sue Bryant)

1881 Town Hall moved from Cloverdale Fairgrounds to Museum of Surrey

137-year-old hall will join other heritage buildings on the museum campus

The 1881 Town Hall was moved from the Cloverdale Fairgrounds to the Museum of Surrey campus on Wednesday night (Nov. 7). (Sue Bryant)
You probably don’t have a famous ancestor, but you do have someone who has struggled, someone who has felt joy and love, writes Paul MacDonell. (Jesse Orrico / Unsplash)

Your family history is more fascinating than you might think, says Cloverdale librarian

Upcoming family history programming will help you connect with your ancestors

  • Sep 13, 2018
You probably don’t have a famous ancestor, but you do have someone who has struggled, someone who has felt joy and love, writes Paul MacDonell. (Jesse Orrico / Unsplash)
Anniedale School sits at its new home at the Museum of Surrey after a successful overnight move on Sept. 6, 2018. (James Smith photo)

127-year-old Anniedale school moved to Museum of Surrey ‘heritage campus’

Schoolhouse moved overnight to new home in downtown Cloverdale

Anniedale School sits at its new home at the Museum of Surrey after a successful overnight move on Sept. 6, 2018. (James Smith photo)