Langley history close to home

Fred Pepin is one of the community’s best treasures when it comes to local history and the president of the Langley Historial Society gets to host a free event Aug. 28 that’s close to home.

A Walk Through Time is a guided tour of Campbell Valley Regional Park. Pepin is a descendent of Alexander Annand, a homesteader on the land that’s now a Metro Vancouver park.

The tour is 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. and covers the park’s history as farmland. People will learn about the Annand/Rowlatt Farmstead, and the original owner Alexander Annand, who began homesteading in the area way back in 1886.

The tour is suitable for all ages. Go to the Campbell Valley Nature House, 20449 8th Ave. For more information, contact 604-530-4983 or email



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