Staff Blog

Patent Medicines

Patent medicines, which were generally neither patented nor actual medicine, were common in late nineteenth century medicine cabinets. These compounds, tinctures, liniments, and “herbal remedies” … Read More

Whonnock Lake

A popular recreation spot since the 40s, this park has gone through many stages of redevelopment to become the accessible park that it is today. … Read More

Maple Ridge Park

Maple Ridge Park is one of the oldest municipal parks in the area, and the oldest park in Maple Ridge. The land was donated to … Read More

Cliff Falls Park

Kanaka Creek has long been respected for its bounty of salmon, game, and plants, but also for its scenic beauty. Indigenous peoples and Settlers alike … Read More

Brickyard Office

This small heritage building was once the office for the Haney Brick & Tile Company. Founded in 1907, the company was the largest and most … Read More

Haney House

A fixture of Haney since 1883, this family home was built by Thomas Haney. Three generations of his descendants lived in the house up until … Read More

Maple Ridge Florist Ltd.

In 1946 the Fred Welton family moved from Burnaby to Whonnock, and from there started the Whonnock Nursery which did wholesale distribution to Vancouver, and … Read More

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