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Fraser Valley local history Valley Voices podcasts

Valley Voices — Harrison Mills, Fort Langley, Agassiz

Catch Mark Forsythe's latest edition of Valley Voices. In this edition, visit Kilby Historic Site at Harrison Mills, Fort Langley's CN Station, and the...
Roger Whitehouse and Margaret Matovich

Burnaby Historical Society Disbanding After 61 Years

It counts legendary Vancouver archivist J.S. Matthews among its first members. Historian Margaret Ormsby and provincial archivist Dr Willard Ireland were early speakers at...

Chilliwack photographer documents heritage buildings for the future

A Chilliwack-based architectural photographer has embarked on an exciting new project to photograph historical and heritage buildings in the Chilliwack area and donate photographs...

Langley Heritage Society — Valley Voices podcast for February released

The Langley Heritage Society hosts a monthly podcast called Valley Voices. Have you listened in yet? February’s Valley Voices goes to...

Nakusp Hot Springs: From poor man’s spa to regional tourism treasure

There are a thousand stories to be told of a hot-spring playground hidden in one of the Selkirk’s most beautiful valleys. But one part...

2018 Arctic Awards Gala – October 18 at the Vancouver Maritime Museum

Get ready for Vancouver Maritime Museum's second annual Arctic Awards Gala, taking place October 18, 2018, and featuring the Northwest Passage Hall of Fame...

Richmond’s No. 1220 Interurban tram car set for restoration

The largest artifact in the City of Richmond's collection -- the No. 1220 Interurban tram car -- is set for restoration, and you can...

Maple Ridge Museum obtains dedication scroll for Fraser Valley Buddhist Church

The Fraser Valley Buddhist Church building on Dewdney Trunk Road in Maple Ridge, BC, once served as a centre for worship and social activity...

Clayburn Village Museum open for the season

The Clayburn Village Schoolhouse Museum in Abbotsford welcomes visitors from June to August on Saturdays between 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. Come and learn about...

“Pam’s Pony Express”: A female horse packer in Nakusp

Pam Gillman, nee Herridge (1927-2007), was a horse packer operating on the Nakusp Hot Springs Trail from 1940 to 1945. Pam worked under the name...