Built in 1902
and named after Sir Edward Hobart Seymour, commander of the British Navy during the Boxer Rebellion
. I'm not sure why he had a Vancouver elementary school named after him - we could probably find a few more candidates worthy of that honour. In the early 1970s the 'militant mothers of Raymur
' successfully staged a protest to have a pedestrian overpass
built so that their children could cross the train tracks to get to this school. At some point the fancy cupolas were removed, but other than that it appears to be unchanged after 120 years.