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Stanley Park Centennial Plaque

Stanley Park Centennial Plaque at Chaythoos
Stanley Park Centennial Plaque at Chaythoos

Stanley Park Centennial Plaque at Chaythoos
Stanley Park Centennial Plaque at Chaythoos

The plaque says:

STANLEY PARK

1888  CENTENNIAL PLAQUE  1988

It was here that Stanley Park was declared open by Mayor David Oppenheimer on September 27, 1888.  On October 29, 1889, Lord Stanley, the 16th Earl of Derby and Governor General of Canada made the long journey across Canada to dedicate the park named for him.

This area was known by the native indian people as "Chaythoos" or High Bank.

Unveiled by the Park Board Commisioners on the Centenary of Stanley Park Septempber 27th, 1988.

Malcolm Ashford -Chairman

Allan Bennett, Nancy A. Chiavario, Andy Livingstone, Christopher Richardson, Roly Skov, George Wainborn

V. Kondrosky - General Manager

Where is the Stanley Park Centennial Plaque?

The Stanley Park Centennial plaque is located at Chaythoos which is on the north side of Stanley Park just steps up from the Stanley Park Seawall between Lumbermens' Arch and the Lions Gate Bridge.

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