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A Century of Education

A Century of Education

South Saskatchewan Photo Museum

Settlers began arriving in Southeast Saskatchewan in1882. The first school south of the Moose Mountains was built in 1887, about a mile north of where Arcola later came to be. Trace the history of Southeast Saskatchewan's education through pictures and the...

A Century of Life By Water

A Century of Life By Water

Peachland Museum

Water and Technology in Peachland, British ColumbiaPeachland, British Columbia is a small hillside community incorporated in 1909 on picturesque Okanagan Lake in the lush British Columbia interior. Despite a hillside watershed and proximity to a lake,...

A Community At Work - the Tatamagouche Creamery & Dairy Industry

A Community At Work - the Tatamagouche Creamery & Dairy Industry

Sunrise Trail Museum

The Tatamagouche Creamery opened in 1925, and closed in 1992 when it was returned to the village of Tatamagouche as a heritage site. It was used by the community for various events, until funding for a three part project was obtained. Part one involved the...

A Day in the Life of a Trappist Monk

A Day in the Life of a Trappist Monk

St. Norbert Arts Centre

Spend the day in the life of a trappist monk. Experience a trappist monk's true devotion to his religion and his dedication to Christianity. A trappist monk leads a life of sacrifice, living a voluntary life of poverty and celibacy, and has chosen to act...

A Dominion from Sea to Sea: Sir Samuel Leonard Tilley, Father of Confederation

A Dominion from Sea to Sea: Sir Samuel Leonard Tilley, Father of Confederation

Queens County Historical Society & Museum

When Samuel Leonard Tilley left Gagetown, New Brunswick at the age of 13 for a career as a pharmacist, he was unaware that he would become New Brunswick's most prominent Father of Confederation.The Birth of Confederation in CanadaAs a staunch supporter of...

A German Prisoner of War Camp

A German Prisoner of War Camp

Bowmanville Museum

This virtual exhibit explores a very important site located within the community of Bowmanville, Ontario. It was first known as Darch Farm and then known as the Boys Training School, which operated on the grounds from 1925 to 1979. While many people call...

A Guiding Light

A Guiding Light

Cape Bonavista Lighthouse Provincial Historic Site

This community memories project from the Cape Bonavista Lighthouse gives a general introduction into the life of a lighthouse, circa 1870, in Newfoundland.

A Harvest of Memories: Rural Life in the Kettle River Valley

A Harvest of Memories: Rural Life in the Kettle River Valley

Kettle River Museum

Memories of rural life in the Kettle River Valley of long ago will never be forgotten. They will always live on through the memories left by so many of its early settlers, who chronicled the life around them in photographs and memoirs.They were among the...

A History of Lakelse Hot Springs

A History of Lakelse Hot Springs

Heritage Park Museum

Today, the mineral pools at Mt. Layton Hot Springs Resort are not open to the public. The waterslides sag further each year, and half of the buildings on the property have sat vacant since a regional economic decline in the 1990s, plastic tacked along the...

A Life of Service

A Life of Service

Nurse Bennett Heritage House

Nurse Myra Grimsley (Bennett) came to Daniel's Harbour, a Newfoundland out port community, in 1921. The war-trained English nurse volunteered for a Newfoundland posting from the British Overseas Nursing Association. For more than 50 years, Newfoundland's...

A Line Through the Wilderness

A Line Through the Wilderness

Humboldt and District Museum

In 1878, George and Catherine Weldon set off for the open prairie on a challenging adventure - the development of the Canadian Pacific Telegraph Line. Their task was to construct the Humboldt Telegraph Station and provide a communication link to Eastern...

A Little Brick Plant in the Middle of Nowhere

A Little Brick Plant in the Middle of Nowhere

Claybank Brick Plant National Historic Site and Museum

The former Claybank Brick Plant is nestled at the foot of the Dirt Hills in south-central Saskatchewan. This National Historic Site is in the early stages of developing into a premiere heritage attraction. The Claybank Brick Plant, representative of an...

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