Annual Conference

Annual Conference

2018 BCHF AGM minutes (draft) & Member Society reports

The following documents from the 2018 BCHF Annual General Meeting (AGM), held Saturday May 26, 2018, in Nakusp, BC, are now available: AGM Minutes...

In the Press — News from conference reaches corners of the province

Stories of award winners and news of the BCHF conference were shared around the province by the press. Read the stories here: Langley Advance....

Revisit Nakusp — Conference photographs online

We just returned from another successful conference in Nakusp and we can hardly wait until next year! Remember the good times or see what you...

Annual conference in Nakusp sees delegates supporting BC history initiatives

We are pleased to announce Dr. Ben Bradley as the winner of the BC Lieutenant Governor’s Medal for historical writing and $2,500 for his book, British Columbia...

Book, Fernie at War wins Community History Award

Victoria author Wayne Norton was awarded the community history award, a $500 prize, for his book, Fernie at War: 1914-1919, published by Caitlin Press. In his new book, Fernie...

Nakusp gearing up to host 2018 BCHF conference — Register now!

Did you know that the Arrow Lakes Historical Society was formed in 1984? You will learn more about the Arrow Lakes and local history...

BCHF announces shortlist for 2018 Historical Writing Competition

The British Columbia Historical Federation is pleased to announce the shortlist for the Annual Historical Writing Competition. Congratulations to all the finalists. Finalists in Alphabetical...

Nakusp’s grand old Centennial Building: From two-room schoolhouse to cultural hub

Just north of Nakusp's busiest intersection sits the Centennial Building, one of Nakusp's oldest buildings. First built as a two-room school house, this building...

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...

“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...