Sunday, January 8, 2012

Women's History Tour - Roedde House, Vancouver - Feb 5, 2012

“The Women of Roedde House Museum Tour” by local historians

Sunday February 5th, 2012

11:00am to 12:30pm

1415 Barclay Street

$5 per person, all proceeds to the Roedde House Preservation Society

*Tour followed by a reception & light refreshments*

maximum 20 people

To arrange pre-paid TICKETS contact: (604) 684-7040 or or email

(order your tickets early as we expect this event to sell out)

Roedde House Museum in Vancouver's West End is a late-Victorian home in the Queen Anne revival style, built in 1893 for the family of Matilda & Gustav Roedde, the city's first bookbinder. It has been faithfully restored with period furnishing and family artefacts to reflect the day-to-day life of a middle class, immigrant family at the turn of the last century.

TOUR by: Lorraine Irving, (BC Genealogical Society & Mt View Cemetery tours) will speak on the tragic 1925 murder of young nurse Anna Catherine Roedde at Vancouver General Hospital. Lara Campbell, (Herstory Cafe & SFU Women’s Studies) will speak on Women & Domestic Service. Jolene Cumming, (Herstory Cafe & the Stanley Park History Group) will speak on Leisure & Recreational activities of the day.

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