Fort Langley is rightfully known as the Birthplace of British Columbia.
To discover how today's province started out as a British Crown Colony more than 150 years ago, explore this small historic village on the south bank of the Fraser River.
A 40-minute drive east of downtown Vancouver on the Trans-Canada Highway (Highway 1), Fort Langley (pop. 2,900) offers intriguing historic and heritage sites, museums, boutique shopping, wine tours, parks, and more.
From Trading Post to Crown Colony
Fort Langley was designated a National Historic Site in 1955, and now attracts about 60,000 visitors a year.