Member Stories

Member Stories

Trail Historical Society producing bridge models

As part of efforts to look at reopening the old bridge in Trail to pedestrian traffic, the...

The remarkable rescue of Vancouver’s oldest building

Lisa Anne Smith recently spoke to the Vancouver Historical Society about the historic Old Hastings Mill Store Museum, Vancouver's oldest surviving building...

A Brief History of Brewing in BC

This early 20th century label from the Union Brewery in Trail reassuringly promised Golden Drops was "the beer without drugs or...

Mammoth exhibit for Bulkley Valley Museum

The Bulkley Valley Museum has received some mammoth bones from the Canadian Museum of Nature in Ottawa on loan. The mammoth was...

History, heritage buildings, and murder

In a presentation to the Vancouver Historical Society, author Eve Lazarus tells a number of her favourite stories, from bellyflop contests to...

Trail Museum acquires key hockey memorabilia

The newly-acquired Seth Martin mask in the Trail Museum. (Greg Nesteroff/Vista Radio) he Trail Museum has added three...

The Beveridges: A pioneer family in Clayton

Jack and Maggie Beveridge were pioneer settlers in Clayton (Surrey). They purchased 20 acres, homesteaded, and raised their family. The following video...

The Wheels of Time: The Story of the Fort Langley Heritage CNR Station

Wheels of Time is a whimsical story that highlights Langley’s people and events between 1910 and 1969, with a focus on the...

Time Travels: Nikkei National Museum and Cultural Centre

Collections manager Lisa Uyeda holds a lunchbox that belonged to Donald Masayuki who used it while attending school in Revelstoke where...

Vancouver Vice – Aaron Chapman presents to the Vancouver Historical Society

The Vancouver Historical Society has been recording their presentations and posting to their YouTube channel. VHS has just...