Historic Maps

Circa 1750-1850

Aboriginal settlements in the region prior to contact with Europeans

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1792

Map detail from George Vancouver’s explorations on the Discovery

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1870

Original platt of Granville Townsite (Gastown)

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1877

Laughlin Hamilton platting for the CPR land grant

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1892

Realtor’s Map with bird’s eye view of the developing city from the north

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1898

City promotional map with bird’s eye view from the north

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1903

Tourist map with BC Electric streetcar connections and key sites

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1912

Realtor’s Map with bird’s eye view from the east

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1928

Town Planning Commission rendering of expansion of streetcar network

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