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Surrey History Book

Take a trip down memory lane or simply learn about our City's past.  Written by award-winning author K. Jane Watt, the coffee-table style book was designed so you could flip to any page, take in an amazing old picture, read a quick story and be transported to a different time. For just $25, it's an ideal keepsake or gift. Winner of the Heritage BC Award and a finalist for a BC Book Prize, Surrey: A City of Stories is approaching sold out.

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  • Bridgeview Community Centre - 11475 – 126A Street
  • Chuck Bailey Recreation Centre- 13458 107A Avenue
  • Cloverdale Rec Centre - 6188 - 176th Street
  • Cloverdale Arena - 6090 - 176 Street
  • Don Christian Recreation Centre - 6220 - 184 Street
  • Fleetwood Community Centre - 15996 - 84 Avenue
  • Fraser Heights - 10588 – 160 Street
  • Grandview Heights Aquatic - 16855 - 24 Avenue
  • Guildford Recreation Centre - 15105 - 105 Avenue
  • Historic Stewart Farm - 13723 Crescent Road
  • Kensington Prairie Rec Centre - 16824 - 32 Avenue
  • Newton Arena - 7120 - 136B Street 
  • Newton Recreation Centre - 13730 - 72 Avenue
  • Newton Seniors Centre - 13775 - 70 Avenue
  • Surrey Archives - 17671 56 Avenue
  • Surrey Arts Centre - 13750 88 Avenue
  • Surrey City Hall - 13450 104 Avenue
  • South Surrey Arena - 2199 - 148 Street 
  • South Surrey Indoor Pool - 14655 - 17 Avenue
  • South Surrey Rec and Arts Centre - 14601 - 20 Avenue
The archival photos bring a sense of community to readers.

Over 500 visuals are featured.

Stories come alive with quotes, photos and objects.

Stories come alive with quotes, photos and objects.

Many artifacts from Surrey's past are featured.

Many artifacts from Surrey's past are featured.

The book dates from pioneer times to the 80s.

Spans distant past to modern day.