When a person enters Stanley Park he or she has a few options. One route to take is the seawall or you can cross this bridge and instead go into the park.
On the right hand side poet Robert Burns looks moodily down at thle inlet.
The front of the statue has a plaque with information on the figure being memoralized. The other three sides I will show you.
Skaana - the Killer Whale known by the Haida to be chief of the world beneath the sea who from his great house raised the storms of winter and brought calm to the seas of summer. He governed the mystical cycle of the salmon and was keeper of all the ocean's treasures.
This bronze sculpture was created by Bill Reid and purchased for the Vancouver Aquarium by Mr and Mrs James S. Graham and unveiled on June 2, 1984 by Isabelle Graham. The Governor General of British Columbia at the time, the Honorable Robert G. Rogers was in attendance.
Seeing people out boating like this, watching them sail by I can forget how dangerous boats can be.
On July 21, 1906 at approximately 2 pm a Union Steamship Chehalis crossed the bow of the CPRs Princess Victoria. The Princess Victoria rammed the Chehalis and the small wooden steamer was crushed and chopped up by the ship's propellers.
I hope you find the beauty around you.
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