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Agassiz - A Heritage of Hops

Agassiz - A Heritage of Hops

Agassiz Harrison Museum

A History of the Beer Industry in the Agassiz Area of British ColumbiaFor 60 years, hops - a basic ingredient in beer - was the major industry in the Agassiz area of British Columbia. At the height of the business, 300 acres of a total holding of 450 acres...

Albert County Heritage

Albert County Heritage

Albert County Museum

Albert County Heritage takes you on a journey back in time to show you a glimpse of the history of picturesque Albert County, New Brunswick. Our story begins with the legends of the local First Nations, as well as the story of Pierre Thibodeau and the...

Alberton: A Typical But Unique Small Town

Alberton: A Typical But Unique Small Town

Alberton Museum

Discover the people, history, architecture and industry of a small town in Prince Edward Island.

Algonquins of Pikwakanagan Community

Algonquins of Pikwakanagan Community

Manido Chiman

The Algonquins of Pikwàkanagàn, a proud and progressive people, have a rich cultural heritage and a strong sense of values. As one of the First Peoples to greet explorers from afar, Algonquins adapted smoothly to the changes that trading brought to their...

Alice Egan Hagen (1872-1972) Nova Scotia Woman Ceramicist

Alice Egan Hagen (1872-1972) Nova Scotia Woman Ceramicist

Mount Saint Vincent University Art Gallery

Alice Egan Hagen (1872-1972) is considered a pioneer of studio pottery in Nova Scotia. The craft revival was gaining momentum in other countries when Alice Hagen decided, in 1931, to learn to make pottery to teach it to others. She was then about 60 years...

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...

Along the Line: the Kettle Valley Railway as a Community Link

Along the Line: the Kettle Valley Railway as a Community Link

Kettle River Museum

The haunting whistle of trains along the Kettle Valley Railway line were heard throughout the Boundary region of southern British Columbia for nearly 85 years. To this day, the railway still connects people with feelings of pride and community. This...

Always First

Always First

Okanagan Military Museum

Of all the militia units assembled throughout the British Columbia region of Thompson-Okanagan, The British Columbia Dragoons (BCD) were the most famous. In two World Wars, BCD volunteers marched with their town and country brothers in active service. This...

Amazing Lace

Amazing Lace

St. Marys Museum

A History of Tambour Lace Making in St. Marys, OntarioThis Community Memories exhibit features the work of Margaret MacArthur Weir (1809-1895), a Scottish tambour lace-maker who emigrated to a farm near St. Marys, Ontario with her husband and young family...

Ambroz Blacksmith Shop, Mossbank SK

Ambroz Blacksmith Shop, Mossbank SK

Mossbank and District Museum Inc.

Blacksmithing was perhaps the most vital industry in small prairie towns during the first half of the 20th century. It both produced needed equipment and articles and, as importantly, kept them in operable condition. As well, blacksmiths generally did...

An 'attraction cluster' through Community Co-operation. Creamery Square Tatamagouche Nova Scotia,

An 'attraction cluster' through Community Co-operation. Creamery Square Tatamagouche Nova Scotia,

Sunrise Trail Museum

In the 1990s, Tatamagouche dreamed of revitalizing Creamery Square. Could a tourist attraction be created by uniting small local museums, a private collection and the Archives to form a Heritage Centre in the former Tatamagouche Creamery?With imagination,...

An Engaged Community, A Living Mill

An Engaged Community, A Living Mill

Corporation du Moulin Légaré

Retrace the history of the Corporation du Moulin Légaré, from its creation as a not-for-profit organisation in 1976 to its 40th anniversary in 2016. Discover the social commitment of a community to ensure the survival of the Moulin Legaré, a water mill...

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