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BCHF News

John Herd Thompson (1946-2019)

Dr. John Herd Thompson, a former history department chair at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, has...

Fall issue of British Columbia History coming soon

The Fall 2019 issue of British Columbia History features “Japanese Charcoal Making on Salt Spring Island,” by...

Celebrating 20 years of the BC Dairy Historical Society

By Mike Yusko Dairy farming in BC began in 1827 with the arrival...
in memoriam

Gordon Butt 1936-2019

Gordon Butt, who was for many years a director of both the Silvery Slocan and Sandon historical societies, has died at 82....

Not Just Stones and Beads

Karen Aird Karen Aird was the keynote speaker at the BC Historical Federation conference in Courtenay in May....

Historic Nakusp farm threatened with closure

The Spicer farm in Nakusp. Carmen Petrie/Arrow Lakes News The most prominent farm on the Arrow Lakes may...

Parks Canada recruiting for Indigenous Cultural Heritage Advisory Council

Parks Canada is launching the recruitment process for a new Indigenous Cultural Heritage Advisory Council.

More than 100 years of BC’s sessional papers now accessible online

One hundred and six years of British Columbia’s governmental papers are now available to anyone with...

Heritage BC recognizes Kaslo City Hall restoration

Kaslo City Hall, ca. 1920s, on a Gowen Sutton postcard An eight-year restoration to Kaslo's city hall, built...

Stories sought about 150 Mile schoolhouse

The summer student at the 150 Mile schoolhouse is collecting stories about the building, which dates to 1886. Read more...