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Summer Guided Tour Series - Old Townsites Walking Tour

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Saturday, July 14th, 2018
4:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Walk the beautiful wetlands of Coal Creek Historic Park with tour guide Dawn Copeman, and experience the history of the Cumberland Chinatown and No.1 Japanese Townsite. Chinatown: Homesickness. Head Tax. A politically motivated murder after a visit from Dr. Sun Yat Sen, opera, and more. Learn about the thriving Japanese Canadian family communities including No.1 Japanese Town, No.5 Japanese Town and Royston Lumber Mill. The internment of the entire Japanese Canadian population in the area on April 16, 1942 changed the fabric of Cumberland with ripple effects felt even today. Leaves from Jumbo's Cabin, (located in small parking area off Comox Lake Road).

Cost: Adult: $15
Child: $2
Senior: $12
Student: $10
Member: $12
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Location: Cumberland Chinatown
Comox Lake Road, Cumberland
This event is for Everyone
More Info: Emily
info@cumberlandmuseum.ca
2503362445
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