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Chapel Programs

Photograph of Harold Harder, Ken Davis, and Jack Van Dyke at the pulpit, with Christine Cross and Frank Eshelman at the front of the chapel.

Historic marker at McMillan Park

In September 1976 the multi-phased McMillan Park and Trinity Lake Project culminated with the opening of the McMillan Park Rest Area adjacent to Glover Road.
Photograph of a historic marker erected at the newly opened McMillan Park; the marker provides historical information regarding the Hudson's Bay Farm, originally situated on campus grounds.
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The Hudson’s Bay Farm
The land adjacent to this marker was the site of the Hudson’s Bay Farm which was one of few sources of food provisions for fur brigades, miners, and others from the 1830s to the 1870s.

1834 – large scale operation began on 2000 acre plot
1839 – food stuffs supplied to Alaska by agreement with the Russian-American Company
1846 – Fur brigades to British Columbia interior provided with food products
1858 – food provisions purchased by great numbers of Gold Rush miners
1878 – land divided into 20 parcels and auctioned

Project sponsored by Langley Chamber of Commerce and Trinity Western College

Opening ceremony for McMillan Park

Photograph of Weir Muir, president of the Langley Chamber of Commerce, two project workmen, Bob Swanson, Stan Fryer, a representative of Canada Manpower, and Neil Snider posing during an opening ceremony on Thursday September 23rd

Opening ceremony of McMillan Park

Photograph of Neil Snider, a representative of Canada Manpower, Weir Muir, President of Langley Chamber of Commerce, and Bob Swanson talking during a ceremony to open the rest area on Thursday September 23rd

McMillan Park rest area

Photograph of the McMillan Park rest area on the day of its opening ceremonies, showing a dirt road, trees, a grass field, and Glover Road in the distance

Ceremony for the opening of McMillan Park

Photograph of Stan Fryer, David Twiest, Neil Snider, a representative of Canada Manpower, and Weir Muir standing in front of the historic marker during the opening ceremonies of McMillan Park on Thursday September 23rd

Opening ceremony for McMillan Park

Photograph of Neil Snider and Weir Muir, president of the Langley Chamber of Commerce, standing in front of a historic marker during the opening ceremony of McMillan Park on Thursday September 23rd

David Twiest receiving a certificate

Photograph of David Twiest, Director of Libraries, receiving a certificate from Weir Muir, president of the Langley Chamber of Commerce, for his part in developing McMillan Park - likely on Thursday September 23rd when the multi-phased McMillan Park and Trinity Lake Project culminated with the opening of the McMillan Park Rest Area adjacent to Glover Road

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