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150 Artefacts for 150 Years: Celebrating Hillary House National Historic Site

150 Artefacts for 150 Years: Celebrating Hillary House National Historic Site

Hillary House

Built in 1862, Hillary House is considered one of Canada's best examples of Gothic Revival architecture and was designated as a National Historic Site in 1973. The residence was home to four doctors throughout its history, two of whom were members of the...

Top Secret: The Lives of Employees at CFS Carp

Top Secret: The Lives of Employees at CFS Carp

Diefenbunker, Canada's Cold War Museum

The Diefenbunker: Canada's Cold War Museum was originally called Canadian Forces Station Carp, and its purpose was to house elements of the federal government in the event of a nuclear attack during the Cold War. Commissioned by then Prime Minister John...

Tenacity, the Story of Hedley, Then and Today

Tenacity, the Story of Hedley, Then and Today

Hedley Heritage Museum

Tenacity: the Story of Hedley, Then and Today begins with the 1897 Gold Rush boom in the Similkameen Valley, where hundreds of men and women came in search of fortunes, or a wage paying job and a touch of luck. Today the community continues with...

The American Connection

The American Connection

Lordly House Museum

Beginning around the 1850s, well-to-do Americans started visiting Chester. The appeal of fresh air, good fishing and hunting, and a peaceful village away from the bustle and fast-paced life at home drew them to the village. Add to that a bay, claimed to be...

Voices of our Past, Looking to our Future: The Women of Kirkland Lake

Voices of our Past, Looking to our Future: The Women of Kirkland Lake

Museum of Northern History at the Sir Harry Oakes Chateau

The town of Kirkland Lake started like most mining towns across Northern Ontario. With the discovery of gold, many men moved to the area with hopes of staking claims and making a fortune. Even a few women with a pioneering spirit joined in the hunt for...

Keystone, The Centrepiece of the Breton Collection

Keystone, The Centrepiece of the Breton Collection

Breton and District Historical Museum

This exhibit looks at the founding of the Breton area in south central Alberta circa 1909. The area was originally scouted and settled by William Allan, an African American who came to Canada trying to escape the institutionalized racism that was being...

Harbour Island (Then and Now)

Harbour Island (Then and Now)

Old Mill Heritage Centre

Harbour Island is a 30 acre island that was once a playground for the rich and famous. It is about 20 km north of Kagawong Ontario on Lake Huron just off of Manitoulin Island. The 12 building yachting and fishing resort celebrated its glory days in the...

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,...

A History of Lakelse Hot Springs

A History of Lakelse Hot Springs

Heritage Park Museum

Today, the mineral pools at Mt. Layton Hot Springs Resort are not open to the public. The waterslides sag further each year, and half of the buildings on the property have sat vacant since a regional economic decline in the 1990s, plastic tacked along the...

Ksiitsikominaa: The Thunder Chief Gallery

Ksiitsikominaa: The Thunder Chief Gallery

Fort Whoop Up National Historic Site

The Kainai (originally known as the Weasel people - "A pai sti tapi") of south-western Alberta, also known as the Blood, have always been known as skilled artists and creative crafts people. The early explorers and fur traders noticed the elaborate...

A Shape in Time: The Filberg Festival's 30-year History

A Shape in Time: The Filberg Festival's 30-year History

Filberg Heritage Lodge and Park

The Filberg Heritage Lodge and Park is nine acres of beautifully-landscaped grounds situated on the waterfront in the seaside town of Comox, BC on beautiful Vancouver Island.Saved from commercial developers in 1979 by members of an astute and far-sighted...

We Remember: Gaspesian Youth Explore their Military Heritage

We Remember: Gaspesian Youth Explore their Military Heritage

Bay Chaleur Military Museum

This virtual exhibit gives a voice to Gaspesian youth, allowing them to explore, take pride in, and express their military heritage. Working with the students and staff from New Richmond High School in New Richmond, Quebec (Grades 3-8) the Bay Chaleur...

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