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All Aboard! Next Stop: Alberta Beach

All Aboard! Next Stop: Alberta Beach

Alberta Beach & District Museum and Archives

One of Edmonton's (Alberta) favorite cottage destinations originated in 1912 when the Canadian Northern Railway (CNR) began sending employees to the shores of Lac St. Anne for holidays and picnics. This Community Memories exhibit documents the early...

Cracker Barrels and Jersey Cows (The History of One Family in the Eastern Fraser Valley of B.C.)

Cracker Barrels and Jersey Cows (The History of One Family in the Eastern Fraser Valley of B.C.)

Kilby Historic Site

This Community Memories exhibit explores the survival of one family in the pioneering times of rural Canada through diversification. The Kilby family operated the community's general store, hotel and post office, as well as establishing one of the first...

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...

Timber to Tall Ships Our Parrsborough Shore

Timber to Tall Ships Our Parrsborough Shore

Age of Sail Heritage Centre

This exhibit reveals how the communities along Nova Scotia's Parrsboro Shore up to Apple River grew and flourished in the 1800s, alongside the lumber and ship-building industries in the area. The families who settled there were mainly United Empire...

Celebrating Gaspesia's Proud Military Tradition

Celebrating Gaspesia's Proud Military Tradition

Bay Chaleur Military Museum

The Gaspé Peninsula has a rich military tradition of communities that have always responded to the country's call in an exemplary way, a tradition preserved by the Bay Chaleur Military Museum. This Community Memories exhibit celebrates the military...

The Empress of Ireland, a forgotten history

The Empress of Ireland, a forgotten history

Site historique maritime de la Pointe-au-Père

On June 29, 1906, the Canadian Pacific steamship Empress of Ireland sailed on its maiden voyage down the Saint Lawrence. In 1914, after a stopover on the Québec City - Liverpool run, the ship was stove in by another and went to the bottom off...

Strolling Through the Centuries in Annapolis Royal

Strolling Through the Centuries in Annapolis Royal

O'Dell House Museum

In this Community Memories exhibit, visitors can stroll through 150 years of history along the streets of Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia. Visitors will experience all aspects of life in Annapolis Royal: the waterfront, shipbuilding, industry and commerce,...

Charles-Alfred Roy, known as Desjardins, the "boss" of Saint-André de Kamouraska

Charles-Alfred Roy, known as Desjardins, the "boss" of Saint-André de Kamouraska

Musée régional de Kamouraska

Born in 1846, Charles-Alfred Roy, known as Desjardins, was self-taught. He started out with a shop bought from a watchmaker, for whom he had worked, to launch a business building farm machinery. His success was such that he was a multi-millionaire by the...

Point Leamington: The River

Point Leamington: The River

Point Leamington Heritage Interpretation Centre

Much of Point Leamington's heritage has been generated by the Mill River, Newfoundland, and by the Atlantic salmon found in that river. As this Community Memories exhibit illustrates, the town of Point Leamington has changed considerably over the years....

Treasures from Trunks: The Story of the Dugald Ladies Fashion Review

Treasures from Trunks: The Story of the Dugald Ladies Fashion Review

Costume Museum of Canada

This exhibit describes how a group of rural Manitoba women chose the feminine vehicles of clothing and accessories to ensure that the histories of their families and that of their community would not be lost. Calling themselves the Dugald Ladies Fashion...

Evolution of Telecommunications

Evolution of Telecommunications

Musée des Télécomunications

Telecommunications in Canada have evolved tremendously from their beginning to the present. This exhibit attempts to show several aspects of this evolution from what is seen by the general public to the telephone office and the factory. It is, in a way,...

Scottish buildings of urban and rural Pictou

Scottish buildings of urban and rural Pictou

Hector Exhibit Centre

Nova Scotia's Pictou County, and in particular the town of Pictou, boast some the finest examples of Scottish 19th century architectural heritage to be found in North America. This is particularly obvious in the case of the sandstone houses. It is the...

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