This photo features young women enjoying a swim in the South Alouette River in 1912. (Ridge Meadows Museum P01058)

This photo features young women enjoying a swim in the South Alouette River in 1912. (Ridge Meadows Museum P01058)

Swimming in the Alouette River almost 100 years ago

Maple Ridge Museum offers historic scene of people swimming in the river

With a historic heat dome settling over Maple Ridge during the past week, bringing all-time record temperatures, many Maple Ridge residents got reacquianted with the Alouette River.

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The Maple Ridge Museum and Archives published a historic photo of a similar scene from Maple Ridge almost 100 years ago, with a group of young women and children in their full swimming costumes standing in the current.


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