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Mining History on the Baie Verte Peninsula

Mining History on the Baie Verte Peninsula

Baie Verte Peninsula Miners Museum

There's a rich mining history in Baie Verte, Newfoundland, that continues to the present day - and the Miners Museum in the community digs deep into its lore. Located at Terra Nova Mine, which operated from 1860 until 1864, and again between 1901 and 1915,...

On The Ice

On The Ice

Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame and Museum

This Community Memories exhibit celebrates Manitoba's rich Olympic heritage, from the province's first appearance at the Olympics in 1920 where it won a gold medal for Canada, to the Olympics in Salt Lake City. A team from Manitoba, the Winnipeg Falcons...

Jasper Park Volunteer Fire Brigade: A Community History

Jasper Park Volunteer Fire Brigade: A Community History

Jasper - Yellowhead Museum and Archives

This exhibit tells the history of the Jasper Park Volunteer Fire Brigade. In the early days of Jasper, Alberta, the town site depended on those who volunteered their time and lives in order to battle the flames. The growth of the volunteer brigade, which...

The Légaré Mill... Living History

The Légaré Mill... Living History

Site historique du Moulin Légaré

On the banks of Quebec's Chêne River, the Légaré Mill, the oldest water-driven flour mill in North America, has been in constant operation since its completion in 1763. Today, the mill still produces and sells between 30 and 40 tons of wheat flour and...

Cariboo Treasures: Perspectives on a Cariboo Civilization

Cariboo Treasures: Perspectives on a Cariboo Civilization

Quesnel and District Museum and Archives

As a community, Quesnel, British Columbia, has developed into a prosperous and exciting place, both to live and to visit. This municipality has left behind an indescribable amount of history that intrigues the populace and defines the Cariboo as a place...

Hulls on Hurontario: Collingwood's Maritime Legacy

Hulls on Hurontario: Collingwood's Maritime Legacy

Collingwood Museum

Collingwood, Ontario, was and still is affected by the marine history of the community. Collingwood maintained strong marine roots from the very early years of the 1850s, when the harbour was used primarily for boat building, through its era as a vital...

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...

Millet Through One Hundred Years

Millet Through One Hundred Years

Millet and District Museum and Archives

Millet, Alberta, officially became a town on June 17th, 1903. It was formed by an Order in Council under the authority of section 3 of the Village Ordinance of the Northwest Territories. Millet received its name when Sir William Van Horne, president of the...

From Saltfleet to Stoney Creek

From Saltfleet to Stoney Creek

Erland Lee (Museum) Home

This exhibit features historical and modern perspectives on the many crossroad communities that make up contemporary Stoney Creek. The eastern portion of the City of Hamilton has evolved from a landscape of fruit farms into a suburban community known for...

Restoration of the Doucet House - Phase 1

Restoration of the Doucet House - Phase 1

Farmers' Bank of Rustico

This exhibit chronicles the restoration of the Doucet House, which began in January 2003 and ended eight months later in August. The Doucet House is an old Acadian log home, and quite possibly the oldest house on Prince Edward Island.

Preserving the Tradition of T'lina Making

Preserving the Tradition of T'lina Making

U'mista Cultural Centre

Each spring, families of the Kwakwaka'wakw First Nation journey to a sacred place along the coast of British Columbia known as Dzawadi, or Knight Inlet, to follow the age-old tradition of rendering what is called t'lina from the oil of the tiny eulachon...

The Potato Industry: Alive in O'Leary, PEI

The Potato Industry: Alive in O'Leary, PEI

Prince Edward Island Potato Museum

We invite you to join us on a journey of learning about the potato, from its beginnings as a wild food source in South America, to its current status as the fourth largest commercial crop in the world. The community of O'Leary, where the humble potato has...

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