Historical re-enactors marched through Fort Langley as part of Brigade Days on Monday.

Brigade Days marks return of fur traders

Event in Fort Langley remembers the arrival of fur trading brigades from B.C. Interior

  • Aug. 3, 2015 1:00 p.m.

The traditional arrival of the fur brigades in Fort Langley was celebrated at Marina Park Monday afternoon with the arrival of several canoes.

A bagpipe procession met the historical re-enactors portraying the brigadiers at the water, then marched to the James Douglas statue at the Fort.

The Fort Langley National Historic Site  celebrated Brigade Days each day of the B.C. long weekend.

To celebrate B.C. Day on Monday, the fort opened the doors for a free concert.

There were weapons, spinning and trapping demonstrations, farm and garden tours, gold panning and more at the fort.

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