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Local stories and experiences handed down through generations add richness and historical context to where we live. Langley has a good supply of both, and we’ll feature them on this page.  Please contribute your stories and photographs to: info@langleyheritage.ca

Big City Cougar Hunt

As a young boy Max Michaud set out  to cross a log over the Nicomekl River flowing directly behind his parents' home, but the family dog wouldn’t let him continue.  It turns out a cougar [...]

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Mystery Photo

Langley Heritage Society has received an intriguing photo from resident Brian Johnson.  The image was taken at West’s Creek, just east of Fort Langley on River Road where it flows into the Fraser River. The [...]

The Farmer’s Drift

Bob Armstrong has lived most of his life near Fort Langley. Armstrong Road above the Fraser River is named after Bob’s great-grandfather William Armstrong, one of the 49ers who came to North America from England for [...]

Carving History by Ellen Worrall

The Storehouse at Fort Langley’s National Historic Site. Built in 1840 for the fur trade, it is the oldest building in Langley. Ellen Worrall from Milner relates the story of a unique carving project that [...]