Crews with Nickel Bros move a 110-year-old heritage house along Riverside Drive in Chilliwack on Friday, Aug. 7, 2020. The house was being relocated from 46239 Hope River Rd. to Riverside Drive that morning. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

LETTER: Happy to hear about heritage home move

Former resident of home on Hope River Road recalls her time in Chilliwack

Re: “Heritage home will be saved from demolition,” Chilliwack Progress, July 16, 2020.

• READ MORE: PHOTOS: Moving day for 110-year-old Chilliwack heritage house

I was very happy to learn that this beautiful home on Hope River Road was saved.

I lived in this home with my parents, Alma and Archie Koshowski, and grandparents, Hilda and Carl Thall, along with my aunts Ann, Esther and Clara from 1951 to 1954.

It was at one time a chicken farm with a huge orchard of Italian prune plums and many English type gardens.

There are many fond memories of this home and I am so happy that it didn’t get destroyed.

I look forward to seeing it in its new home. Thanks to everyone who was instrumental in saving this gem.

Sharon McAvoy

Armstrong

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