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Crossing Cole Harbour: From Ferry to Dyke then Rail to Trail

Crossing Cole Harbour: From Ferry to Dyke then Rail to Trail

Cole Harbour Heritage Farm Museum

Explore the salt marsh of Cole Harbour, and the stories of those who have lived on and around it. First used by Indigenous peoples, then by European farmers, the marsh has long been a source of both sustenance and consternation. From hunting and fishing,...

Knee High by the First of July: Celebrating the Legacy of Corn in the District of Kent, British Columbia

Knee High by the First of July: Celebrating the Legacy of Corn in the District of Kent, British Columbia

The Agassiz-Harrison Historical Society

Over the past century, corn has become the cultural “stalk” of the community of Agassiz, British Columbia. For five generations, despite many challenges, farmers in the District of Kent have grown corn and hay to feed their dairy cattle. This exhibit...

Villa Les Rochers: Summer Residence of Sir John A. and Lady Agnes Macdonald

Villa Les Rochers: Summer Residence of Sir John A. and Lady Agnes Macdonald

Canadian Heritage of Quebec

Discover one of the best-kept secrets on the banks of the Saint Lawrence: Villa Les Rochers, Sir John A. Macdonald and Lady Agnes Macdonald’s summer residence. Canada’s first prime minister spent a lot of time at the villa between 1871 and 1890, but he...

Remembering the Merchants and Memories of Main Street, Windsor

Remembering the Merchants and Memories of Main Street, Windsor

Heritage NL

Take a walk down Main Street with the residents of Windsor, Newfoundland, as you explore the vibrant history of this shopping district. Discover the stories behind the street’s many businesses, and learn how immigration and development have affected the...

Chilliwack's Chinatowns: A Story of Diversity, Racism, and Arson

Chilliwack's Chinatowns: A Story of Diversity, Racism, and Arson

Chilliwack Museum and Archives

Venture into the Upper Fraser Valley in the late 19th and early-mid 20th centuries to discover the personalities and tales of those who lived in Chilliwack’s Chinatowns. Learn about the everyday working, social and family lives of Chilliwack’s early...

In the steeple’s shadows from yesterday to today – The story of the churches of Vaudreuil-Soulanges

In the steeple’s shadows from yesterday to today – The story of the churches of Vaudreuil-Soulanges

Société d’histoire et de généalogie de l’Île Perrot

The region of Vaudreuil-Soulanges, in southwestern Quebec, has a rich and diverse religious heritage that reflects the history and memory of its local communities. Today, the future of churches and the items they house is more uncertain than ever. Come and...

The Making of a Small Town - A Glimpse to Lumby's Pioneers

The Making of a Small Town - A Glimpse to Lumby's Pioneers

Lumby Historical Society

Imagine you were a landless young man without a chance of owning land, what could you do? Where would you go? In the late 1800’s many landless young men travelled west in search of gold and adventure. This exhibit captures the pioneering spirit of the...

Royal Engineer to Reeve: The Life and Times of Philip Jackman

Royal Engineer to Reeve: The Life and Times of Philip Jackman

Langley Centennial Museum

Philip Jackman’s life is the story of a pioneering spirit. From humble beginnings as a farm labourer to a pillar of the community, this Royal Engineer Sapper stayed in Canada after his service and made a noteworthy contribution to British Columbia’s...

Bingo Hauser: Trading Fur for Iron

Bingo Hauser: Trading Fur for Iron

North American Carnival Museum and Archives

Irvin “Bingo” Hauser ran away with the carnival at age 16 and never looked back. This exhibit tells the story of one of Canada's greatest showmen, who began his career as a lion tamer, and later started an exotic animal sideshow. By the 1960s, Bingo...

"The Paris Crew" of Saint John, New Brunswick: Canada's First World Champions

"The Paris Crew" of Saint John, New Brunswick: Canada's First World Champions

New Brunswick Sports Hall of Fame

The “Paris Crew” of Saint John, New Brunswick, is known as Canada’s First World Champions. They won at the International Rowing Regatta in Paris in 1867 — only days after Confederation. These so-called underdogs beat out famed crews from Germany,...

The Story of Ste. Marie II

The Story of Ste. Marie II

Museum of Ontario Archaeology

Journey back to 1649 and relive the fascinating tale of Ste. Marie II — a story of tragedy, strength, and perseverance. Although this village was only occupied for one year, research has unearthed a rich story illuminating the early history of Indigenous...

Captain A. Roy Brown: A Reluctant Hero

Captain A. Roy Brown: A Reluctant Hero

Carleton Place and Beckwith Heritage Museum

Meet local hero and aviation legend Captain A. Roy Brown. As a highly skilled combat pilot during the First World War, he earned many distinctions, including credit for shooting down Manfred von Richthofen, the “Red Baron.” Throughout the 1930s,...

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