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BCHF News

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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Buy Local, Give Local is BACK!

The time of year for giving and sharing is coming and the BCHF wants to remind you to consider supporting local history...

Nanaimo Historical Society presents the story of John Fraser

Brian McFadden Join the Nanaimo Historical Society to learn the fascinating story of John Fraser, one of 30...

Interview: Lost Kootenays, Part 2

Mark Forsythe continues his conversation with Greg Nesteroff, co-author with Eric Brighton of Lost Kootenays: A History in Pictures. This time they...

Masters student looking to reach Nikkei Canadians for thesis

Guillermina (Mina) Coronado is looking for Japanese Canadians interested in taking part in her masters research. She is a student of the...

Join the online launch for Failed to Return

Keith C. Ogilvie is the editor of (and a contributor to) Failed to Return: Canada's Bomber Command Sacrifice in the Second World War, published...

Salmo Hotel sold after 66 years in same family

The Salmo Hotel, built in 1932 to replace a hotel on the same site that dated to...

Vancouver Historical Society presents Nancy J. Turner

Dr. Nancy J. Turner shares her knowledge about traditional uses and meanings of plants, medicine. A widely respected ethnobotanist and author, Turner...

Cache of architectural plans donated to Touchstones Nelson

Just some of the plans recently donated by Fairbank Architects in Nelson to the local archives. Fairbank Architects...

Royal BC Museum announces changes to galleries

Part of the third-floor gallery space in the Royal BC Museum. The Royal BC Museum has announced...