BCHF News

BCHF News

Historic Central Saanich barn to be demolished

The building known as the White Barn, seen at left, and another building (not pictured) are slated to be demolished. However,...

Provincial funding announced for heritage projects

Architect Gene Kinoshita has designed a shelter for the Merriwake, a Japanese-Canadian fishing boat being restored as a dryland exhibit at...

2019-20 Documentary Heritage Communities Program funding launched

Library and Archives Canada recently announced the launch of the 2019-2020 funding cycle for its Documentary Heritage Communities Program. Since this program was introduced in...

Quadra Street cemetery headstone resurfaces

An 1867 headstone from Victoria's former Quadra Street cemetery has reappeared in a garden. The headstone, belonging to...

Jason Beck is winner of the British Columbia Historical Federation Anne and Philip Yandle...

The award recognizes the article that best enhances knowledge of the history of British Columbia and provides enjoyable reading. (British Columbia, May 23, 2015) The...

BCHF AGM and Kitchen Party —Register now

Gather around your kitchen table and Join us online for the 2020 AGM & Kitchen Party! Our 2020...

Nomenclature — what you should know

Have you heard of Museum Nomenclature before? What about Chenhall? Maybe you just call it "the big museum cataloguing book". If you have catalogued a...

Updated Boswell history book published

The Boswell Historical Society has published Boswell Beginnings and Beyond, which reprint a 1986 book about the history...
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BC Jewish History Research Prize

The Jewish Museum and Archives of BC is pleased to announce a call for entries for the second annual BC Jewish History...

John MacFarlane — Documenting Nautical History

Since 1976, John MacFarlane of Qualicum Beach has documented Canada’s nautical history through the creation of The Nauticapedia Project — an online information portal featuring more...