Places That Matter shares the lesser-known histories and stories of the people, places and events that have shaped Vancouver. Discover a site near you or share your story on our story form.

Join us on July 19th at Heritage Hall for our first Summer Storytelling event! Enjoy an evening with local community organizations, a heritage storytelling presentation, free food and non alcoholic beverages, and live music. Learn more

Thank you to the Vancouver Historical Society and the GMR Foundation for supporting the first phase of a Places That Matter Study Guide.


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Your Stories!

Why do one or more of VHF's PTM sites matter to you? Tell us your story or help us with more information. Please note that your story may be used in an edited form in the "Community Stories" section. Thank you!