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British Columbia Historical Federation News

Hogan’s Alley society seeks reclamation of Vancouver neighbourhood

In 2014, Canada Post issued a stamp commemorating Hogan's Alley, depicting two prominent residents: Nora Hendrix and Fielding William Spotts Jr.

Old Hastings Mill Museum saved

The Old Hastings Mill Store Museum/Wikimedia Commons The Old Hastings Mill Store Museum was recently in danger of...

Thank you for the support!

We would like to extend our sincere thanks to our supporters who donated in the month of June during our Great Canadian...

BC Archives Reference Room to expand in-person services in late July

The BC Archives has announced plans to re-open its reference room. This comes after originally announcing that it would remain closed until...

Student Interview: Harry Deng

Harry Deng, a student at Simon Fraser University, is the recipient of a $1,000 scholarship in the senior division for his essay...

Do you know a great history project in your community?

Nominations are now open for the Governor General’s History Award for Excellence in Community Programming. The award from...

Student Interview: Emma Quan wins W. Kaye Lamb award

Dr. Carling Beninger caught up with Douglas College student Emma Quan, to interview her about her paper “The Washboard Legacy: Racism and...

Time Travels: Princeton and District Museum and Archives

Mark Forsythe travels through BC, and back in time, exploring the unique work of British Columbia Historical Federation members 

Canadian Giving Challenge: One week left!

As July nears, the Canadian Giving Challenge will wrap up leaving one lucky organization $20K richer. We'd like it to be us!

Author Q&A: “The Trials of Albert Stroebel”

Our new blog series “Author Q&A” pulls back the curtain on the historical writing process, introducing local authors and hearing how their...

Notice of AGM —BCHF Seeking Nominations

Save the Date The 2020 Annual General Meeting of the British Columbia Historical Federation will be held on...