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Hastings Mill Store

Identification

Hastings Mill Store
The Old Hastings Mill Store Museum
288758

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Structure in General

low-rise building
existing [completed]
wood

Usages

museum

Facts

  • Vancouver's first and oldest building.
  • Located on Burrard Inlet at the foot of Dunlevy Street from 1865 to 1930.
  • The building was moved from Dunlevy Street to its present site on a huge scow, towed by the tug Alert and operated by Capt. Charles Cates. It was beached at high tide on July 29, 1930.
  • Survivor of the Great Fire of 1886.
  • When slated for demolition, owner Eric Hamber turned over the building to the Native Daughters of B.C. with no strings attached.
  • Located in Pioneer Park, the store was designated as a museum in January 1932.

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Location

1575 Alma Road
1575 Alma Road
V6R 3P3
West Point Grey
Vancouver
British Columbia
Canada

Technical Data

1865

Features & Amenities

  • City landmark
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