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A Soldier’s Journey: From Home Front to Front Line

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Tour ends at 755 West Hastings (the Sinclair Centre)

Join tour guide, Isaac Vanderhorst, and follow in the footsteps of a World War 1 soldier from the time he leaves home to sign up, to the train station, where his journey to the Western Front begins.As you walk by the Beatty Street Drill hall, the parade grounds where he prepared for war and the war memorial where he and all soldiers who lost their lives are commemorated you will relive the experiences of a young soldier going to the Western Front.

This tour and the tales Isaac tells gives you a flavour of what downtown Vancouver was like 100 years ago as Vancouver went to war. Be prepared to meet soldiers linked to landmark heritage buildings and other surprises along the route.

$15; Heritage Vancouver Members $10

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If you require further information please contact Helen Phillips,