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Surrey Legacy Book Project

Take a trip down memory lane to Surrey's past with this new coffee table-style book. Written by award-winning author K. Jane Watt, Surrey: A City of Stories was designed so you could flip to any page, take in an amazing old picture, read a quick story and be transported to a different time. For just $25, it's an ideal keepsake for any Surrey resident, including millenials, boomers and seniors.

Order Legacy Book Online

"This is a great book at a reasonable price - five stars."

  • Historic Stewart Farm - 13723 Crescent Road
  • Surrey Archives - 17671 56 Avenue
  • Surrey Arts Centre - 13750 88 Avenue
  • Surrey City Hall - 13450 104 Avenue
  • Don Christian Recreation Centre - 6220 - 184 Street
  • Cloverdale Rec Centre - 6188 - 176th Street
  • Cloverdale Arena - 6090 - 176 Street
  • Fleetwood Community Centre - 15996 - 84 Avenue
  • Chuck Bailey Recreation Centre- 13458 107A Avenue
  • Bridgeview Community Centre - 11475 – 126A Street
  • Guildford Recreation Centre - 15105 - 105 Avenue
  • Fraser Heights - 10588 – 160 Street
  • Newton Recreation Centre - 13730 - 72 Avenue
  • Newton Seniors Centre - 13775 - 70 Avenue
  • Newton Arena - 7120 - 136B Street 
  • Grandview Heights Aquatic - 16855 - 24 Avenue
  • South Surrey Rec and Arts Centre - 14601 - 20 Avenue
  • Kensington Prairie Rec Centre - 16824 - 32 Avenue
  • South Surrey Arena - 2199 - 148 Street 
  • South Surrey Indoor Pool - 14655 - 17 Avenue

*The book is also available for sale at all City of Surrey librairies. 

The archival photos bring a sense of community to readers.

Over 500 visuals are featured.

Stories come alive with quotes, photos and objects.

Stories come alive with quotes, photos and objects.

Many artifacts from Surrey's past are featured.

Many artifacts from Surrey's past are featured.

The book dates from pioneer times to the 80s.

Spans distant past to modern day.