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The Story of Ruth: The Watercolour Journals of Arthur Adair Brooke

The Story of Ruth: The Watercolour Journals of Arthur Adair Brooke

R.J. Haney Heritage Village and Museum

Time stood still when Arthur Adair Brooke's watercolours were offered to a small community museum in Salmon Arm, British Columbia. The Salmon Arm Museum was being offered a priceless gift.The collection span a period of time, documenting rural life in the...

The Trail Blazers and the Cavalcades: Proving the Need for the David Thompson Highway

The Trail Blazers and the Cavalcades: Proving the Need for the David Thompson Highway

Rocky Mountain House Museum

The David Thompson Highway was named after the fur trader, surveyor and map maker. A Ford dealer named Ernie Ross and a group of Rocky Mountain businessmen, later known as the Trail Blazers, set out to prove to the Alberta Minister of Highways that their...

The Trinity Benefit Club (TBC) - 170 Years of History, 1838 - 2008

The Trinity Benefit Club (TBC) - 170 Years of History, 1838 - 2008

Trinity Museum

On Candlemas Day, also known as Groundhog Day, in 1838, 76 men met at the Trinity Bight area courthouse in Newfoundland and Labrador for what would be a milestone in Canadian history. These men founded the Trinity Benefit Club (TBC), an association that...

The United Empire Loyalists of Remsheg; refugees from the American Revolution.

The United Empire Loyalists of Remsheg; refugees from the American Revolution.

Wallace and Area Museum

The agreement ending the American Revolution, referred to as the 'Treaty of Paris', was officially signed in September 1783. However, it had been officially negotiated during the summer of 1782 and it laid out the principles for peace.The name, "United...

The Verdun Auditorium: A Building of Stories, Memories and Pride

The Verdun Auditorium: A Building of Stories, Memories and Pride

Maison Nivard-De Saint-Dizier, museum and archeological site

The Verdun Auditorium, the oldest arena on the island of Montréal, is the pride of its community. Relive the surprising history of this iconic venue that has welcomed athletes, soldiers, rock groups, politicians, and film crews. You will see why it...

The War Years Remembered

The War Years Remembered

Wetaskiwin & District Museum

War Years Remembered is an exhibit that features the impact of the Second World War (1939 - 1945) upon the people of Wetaskiwin, Alberta, and its surrounding area.

The William Fairbairn House: A Witness to Change Along the Gatineau

The William Fairbairn House: A Witness to Change Along the Gatineau

Gatineau Valley Historical Society

The rippling, tumultuous Gatineau River, running through the Gatineau Valley, served for centuries as an important traveling route for First Nations people. In the early 1800s, its shores also drew European pioneers, such as Scottish millwright William...

The Winds of Change - Keremeos and the Similkameen Valley

The Winds of Change - Keremeos and the Similkameen Valley

South Similkameen Museum

If the original settlers of Keremeos could see it now, there is no doubt that they would be surprised by the changes in the area surrounding this south central British Columbia village. The Similkameen Valley, located just below it, has seen the effects of...

The Women of Bamfield

The Women of Bamfield

Bamfield Community School Association

Bamfield is a small, isolated village on the west coast of Vancouver Island. Much of the village's history has been told through the eyes and stories of men. This exhibit is an attempt to acknowledge the women who have lived in Bamfield over the years and...

The Wood Mountain Sports and Stampede

The Wood Mountain Sports and Stampede

Wood Mountain Rodeo Ranch Museum

For over 100 years, The Wood Mountain Sports and Stampede in Saskatchewan has been an enduring tradition in the close-knit community of Wood Mountain, ever since the North West Mounted Police first organized the event as a way of celebrating Dominion Day....

The Work of the Blacksmith - Green Family Forge, Trinity, NL

The Work of the Blacksmith - Green Family Forge, Trinity, NL

Green Family Forge: A Blacksmith Museum

The first snowfall of the season in Trinity, Newfoundland and Labrador, and outside the Green Family Forge, men wait for the blacksmith to put winter shoes on their horses, a common sight in communities on Canada's East coast. This exhibit follows the...

The World at Our Doorstep

The World at Our Doorstep

Whitney Pier Historical Museum

Industrial Cape Breton has changed drastically over the last decade: municipal units were amalgamated into the new Cape Breton Regional Municipality; the steel plant closed in 1999, and the coal mines were shut down in 2000. As a result, the social and...

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