BCHF News

BCHF News

City of Nelson honours Frances and Ron Welwood

Two longtime BCHF members were honoured by the City of Nelson last week for their lifetime work in preserving, promoting and documenting...
Deer grazing in Ross Bay cemetery, Victoria

Historian Paul Ferguson walks us through Ross Bay Cemetery

Historian and film consultant Paul Ferguson walks us through Ross Bay Cemetery photographing war graves in his latest blog on the Pipes...
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....

Royal BC Museum plans remembrance-related events

Paul Ferguson will lead a tour of sites in Victoria related to World War I next month as one in a...

Happy holidays! Our offices are closed Dec 20 to Jan 2

The BCHF relies on incredible volunteers to carry out its work throughout the year. We are urging them...

Descendants of 7th Canadian Cavalry Field Ambulance members sought

The Menin Gate, seen in 2003, is a war memorial in Ypres, Belgium dedicated to British and Commonwealth soldiers killed in...

Great Canadian Giving Challenge

History Lives when you Give! Starting June 1st, the BC Historical Federation has joined the CanadaHelps Great Canadian Giving...

Architects hired for Creston grain elevators restoration

The Columbia Basin Trust has found the architects for their restoration of Creston’s two surviving grain elevators....

New book offers memories of a Doukhobor life

In Our Backs Warmed by the Sun, a book out this month from Caitlin Press, author Vera...

Nominations sought for Chung and Wong prizes

Do you know of community members/institutions who have made important contributions to the collecting and safeguarding significant...