Surrey, British Columbia
Surrey encompasses land occupied by many Halqemeylem-speaking aboriginal groups. Settlers arrived first in Cloverdale and different parts of South Surrey first, and nearly all of their activities were harvesting oysters, fishing, farming, or setting up small stores.
There is a 42-seat orientation theatre and state-of-the-art exhibit at the Surrey Museum, where visitors could listen in on Surrey's stories. There is a textile library, a weaving studio and different exhibition themes. There is likewise an art gallery and live theatre performances at the Surrey Arts Centre. Concerts and several plays are performed at the Art Centre. Historical Stewart Farm showcases a restored farmhouse, root cellars, pole bars on the shores of the Nicomekl River and heirloom gardens...