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Tough Railroaders, Rough Railroad

Tough Railroaders, Rough Railroad

Revelstoke Railway Museum

Welcome to the Revelstoke Railway Museum's Community Memories exhibit. We invite you to pull up a seat and listen to a story or two. Join us in Business Car #4 where our retired railway storytellers gather together to reminisce.A Railroaders' Life on the...

Town Park: A Community Storybook

Town Park: A Community Storybook

Aurora Museum and Archives

As a casual meeting place, site of celebration, sports field and military establishment, Town Park has been a focal point in Aurora, Ontario, for more than 150 years. This exhibit shares the compelling story of a place that is much more than a...

Towns-past and present of South Central Saskatchewan

Towns-past and present of South Central Saskatchewan

Assiniboia and District Historical Museum

The nearly sixty communities of this exhibit - hamlets, villages and towns, past and present - were built by the same people who settled in the districts and through the years worked and struggled to make a living and a real home for their families in the...

Tracks of Time

Tracks of Time

Discovery North Bay

Follow the Tracks of Time and realize the history and impact of the rail industry in North Bay, Ontario. Examine images and artefacts from the collection of the North Bay Area Museum. Travel through time, from the birth of the community in 1882 through to...

Tradition and Innovation: The Importance of Agriculture to Markham 1820-1920

Tradition and Innovation: The Importance of Agriculture to Markham 1820-1920

Markham Museum

Between 1820 and 1920 the prosperity of agriculture in Markham Township acted as a strong foundation for a variety of technological and infrastructure developments in the area. In addition, the daily and seasonal rotations of agricultural life allowed for...

Traditional Boat Building of Winterton

Traditional Boat Building of Winterton

Winterton Boat Building Museum

Winterton, Newfoundland and Labrador, has a long boat building history tied to the settlement of the area and its traditional way of life. Our exhibit shows the boats that were built here, their use in the inshore fishery, and the boat building skills that...

Training For Freedom

Training For Freedom

Commonwealth Air Training Plan Museum

This Community Memories exhibit focuses on the personal histories of the men and women who participated in the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan (BCATP) during Second World War in Manitoba. The Commonwealth Air Training Plan came to life in 1939 to...

Transporting Northern Dreams: Steamboats on the Peace River, 1903-1930

Transporting Northern Dreams: Steamboats on the Peace River, 1903-1930

Peace River Museum, Archives and Mackenzie Centre

In the spring of 1930 the S.S. D.A. Thomas, one of the largest steamboats to be used in western Canada, steamed from its berth at Peace River in northern Alberta to Fort Fitzgerald on the Slave River where it was to be scrapped. This voyage was to mark the...

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...

Treasures of Every Day Life

Treasures of Every Day Life

Gaspesian British Heritage Village

The Gaspesian British Heritage Village features the type of simple family buildings which usually pass into oblivion. Twenty odd buildings were all moved to the site: saving them from unpleasant fates at the hands equally of demolishers and renovators.Over...

Tsunami 1929: The Silence of the Sea

Tsunami 1929: The Silence of the Sea

Burin Heritage House Inc.

On November 18, 1929, an earthquake measuring 7.2 on the Richter scale out in the Atlantic ocean on the Grand Banks created a tidal wave. Travelling at a speed of 140 kilometres per hour, the tidal wave reached the Burin Peninsula at 7 p.m., two hours...

Tuhaalruuqtut Ancestral Sounds

Tuhaalruuqtut Ancestral Sounds

Inuit Heritage Centre

Against a background of photographs from the farthest north, the Inuit elders of Baker Lake sing and tell of great exploits and suffering. Their story is one of endurance, patience, courage, frailty, joy and a common bond with all the people of this vast,...

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