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    by sunnywong Updated Apr 4, 2011

    Fort Langley was established by the Hudson’s Bay Company as a trading post in 1827; it was southwestern B.C.’s first European settlement
    The original Fort Langley was established in 1827 by the Hudson's Bay Company. It served as part of a network of fur trade forts operating in the New Caledonia and Columbia Districts (now British Columbia and northern Washington).
    In May 1923 the Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada declared Fort Langley to be of national historic importance and erected a commemorative plaque near the surviving fort structure. Fort Langley was established as a National Historic Park in May 1955, and the process of restoration was begun for celebration of the centennial of the Colony of British Columbia.

    Fort Langley, British Columbia
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    by mike-tango Written Aug 10, 2005

    The CF-104 Starfighter is the canadian version of the american Lockheed F-104. The single-seat Starfighters were built under license by Canadair in Cartierville, Quebec.
    The F-104 was a high speed, high altitude interceptor. It was nevertheless mainly used as a low-level, high speed fighter-bomber in many NATO countries (Germany, Nethertlands, Belgium, Norway, Denmark, Italy, Turkey). The last Starfighters were phased out this year in Italy.

    RCAF 12645 / CAF 104645 on display in the museum, was one of a number of Lockheed built two place trainers, spending its flying career at CFB Cold Lake (AB), before becoming a battle-damage repair airframe at Mountain View Ontario, near CFB Trenton.

    CF-104D
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    by mike-tango Written Aug 9, 2005

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    De Havilland DH Vampire FB 3 ( serial 17058) was used by the RCAF. From 1949 to 1958, it served with 421 Fighter Squadron (at Trenton) , 50 OTU Chatham, 400 (AUX) at Toronto and at Rockliffe and St Hubert.
    It flew later as a civil aircraft in Puerto Rico and Calgary.

    It was donated to the Canadian Museum of Flight by Don Cambell from Kapuskasing, Ontario.

    DH Vampire FB.3
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  • by vacationagain Written Feb 14, 2008

    Harbour Air With over 25 years of service and more than 30 aircraft we have grown to be the largest all-seaplane airline in the world. Experience scheduled services, scenic tours and private charters that will show you spectacular British Columbia from a new point of view.

    from langley regional airport on 216 and 56th to the inner harbour in Victoria
    Routes and Schedules
    From Langley to Victoria
    February 11, 2008 - March 07, 2008

    FLIGHT
    NUMBER DEPART
    TIME ARRIVAL
    TIME DAY OF
    WEEK
    701 07:30 08:05 M-F
    703 09:30 10:05 M-F
    709 15:30 16:05 M-F
    From Victoria to Langley
    February 11, 2008 - March 07, 2008

    FLIGHT
    NUMBER DEPART
    TIME ARRIVAL
    TIME DAY OF
    WEEK
    702 08:30 09:05 M-F
    708 14:30 15:05 M-F
    710 16:30 17:05 M-F


    Please note
    Check-in is no later than 20 minutes prior to departure time.
    Luggage allowance is 25 lbs.
    Luggage allowance is 50 lbs from Victoria and Nanaimo to Richmond(YVR)
    Fares are listed in Canadian funds and are subject to GST.

    604.274.1277 in Vancouver
    1.800.665.0212 Toll Free
    www.harbourair.ca

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    by sunnywong Updated Sep 14, 2002

    Connecting Fort Langley (north end of Glover Road) and Maple Ridge (on River Road near 240 Street), shuttles vehicles and walk-on passengers seven days a week from 5 a.m. to 1:30 a.m. Wonderful views of the Fraser River, boats, commericial fishing and boating related sheds and yards on the river banks.

    During the day time, two 24-vehicle ferries travel back and forth about every 15 minutes. Allow yourself at least an extra 45 minutes if traveling during rush hour. There's no charge for this short river cruise.

    From Fort Langley, park near the west side of the wharf entrance and walk on, its a short walk (10 minutes) from the ferry to Bruce's Country Market for a bowl of salmon chowder and country shopping. From Albion, park near the ferry mashalling yard and walk on , its about a 12 minute walk to Fort Langley, where shopping for antiques, museums and restaurants abound.

    Website:
    http://www.translink.bc.ca/Service_Info_and_Fares/Albion_Ferry.asp

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    by Carmanah Updated Aug 24, 2002

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    Built in 1839, Fort Langley was part of the Hudson's Bay Company's network of fur trading posts across what is now Western Canada. In response to the gold rush which attracted many Americans, British Columbia was proclaimed a Crown Colony at Fort Langley in 1858. Today, Fort Langley evokes a sense of historic place with one original building and several reconstructed buildings, costumed interpretors, historic objects and special events. It's located an hour's drive east of Vancouver.
    Photo: My sister, me and my mom inside Fort Langley in the summer of 99.

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    by Carmanah Written Feb 25, 2003

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    Fondest memory: Aldergrove is an agricultural community in the Fraser Valley, about an hour drive east of Vancouver by freeway. My Aunt Merilee and my Uncle Sandy owned a farm in Aldergrove.

    In the picture, you see my sister Erin. She's the little girl in the blue. I'm the girl in the pink standing next to my Mom. My Aunt Merilee's holding a chicken, and the horse is named Sassy. I think that's Scamp the dog in the background! This was the same summer I canoed in their pond. These are some of the fond memories I have of my childhood.

    Out on the farm in Aldergrove!
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    by Carmanah Written Aug 31, 2002

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    Fondest memory: One of my fondest memories was during the times in the summer that my family would visit my Aunt Merilee and Uncle Sandy's place out in Aldergrove, BC. They had a large property, including a pond. I was probably 6 years old at the time here, but it was my first time ever canoeing. As I couldn't swim then, I was always a bit nervous around water. I did eventually learn to swim when I was 10, but it wasn't until I was 17 that I had the chance to canoe again!

    With my Mom canoeing in Aldergrove, BC

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