The second part of my brief history of early Grandview covers some aspects of the 1880-1899 period. In particular, it looks at some efforts to open the area to development, including the opening of the interurban railway between Vancouver and New Westminster, and a speculative real estate boom which failed completely.
Select link to read the pdf for Part 2 — Birth_False Starts
Part 3 will look at the small band of pioneer settlers who chose to live in Grandview between 1891 and the 1901 Census.
Part 1 of this series is available at Birth_In The Beginning for web
Comments, suggestions, and corrections are welcomed and encouraged.