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Historic Mount Lehman Walk

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Event:
Historic Mount Lehman Walk
Date:
May 4, 2019 11:00 am
Updated:
April 8, 2019
Venue:
Mt Lehman Community Association
Address:
6418 Mt. Lehman Rd, Corner of Taylor & Mt. Lehman Roads, Abbotsford

HISTORIC MOUNT LEHMAN WALK

WALK LEADER: Brian Kingman

WHEN: Saturday, May 4th, 2019

TIME: 11am-12pm

DURATION: 1 hour

MEETING LOCATION:

Mount Lehman Community Hall located at the corner of Taylor Rd and Mount Lehman Rd.

WALK DESCRIPTION:

Walkers will gather at the Community Hall located at the corner of Taylor Rd and Mount Lehman Rd. then walk south, stopping at the Mount Lehman United Church and discuss a short history of the 1894 structure.

Then proceed up to the Southern Rail (BC Electric) tracks, Fire Hall, Post Office, Library & Credit Union to learn more about those historic sites and finally over to the parking lot of the Army, Navy & Airforce Veterans building and memorial Cenotaph to learn about this historic building an former WW2 troop barracks, moved to its’ present day site in the 1950’s from the Commonwealth Air Training facility at the Abbotsford Airport during WW2.

Then a leisurely (downhill) walk returning to the Community Hall.

ROUTES + STOPS:
*see walk description

ACCESSIBILITY:

Busy or noisy vehicle traffic, gravel or asphalt

PARTICIPANTS:

Seniors and children welcome, and those with wheelchairs and walking aids are also welcome.

CONTACT: Brian Kingman, amazingalmonds@shaw.ca