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Britannia Shipyards National Historic Site

Once a diverse waterfront community built on pilings and connected by boardwalks, this national historic site shares the stories of the oldest shipyard community in British Columbia. Explore the heritage buildings and experience the life and work of the diverse community of those who worked in Steveston’s fishing industry a century ago.

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Britannia Shipyards National Historic Site
Britannia Shipyards’ driftwood sculptures

The Richmond News recently interviewed local artist Glen Andersen, the creative mind behind the “mysterious” driftwood sculptures that have appeared around the Britannia Shipyards National Historic Site. Read more about … Continued

Britannia Shipyards National Historic Site
Meet “Kakashi”, Britannia Shipyards’ scarecrow

In October, among the fall plants and flowers of Murakami Garden at Britannia Shipyards National Historic Site, you can spy Kakashi, our resident scarecrow which makes its annual autumn appearance. … Continued

Britannia Shipyards National Historic Site
Voyage of the Gikumi

Imagine what it was like to work on the Steveston waterfront over one hundred years ago, the cannery channel full of fishing boats, and the shores lined with canneries producing … Continued