Member Stories

Member Stories

BCHF members win Heritage BC Awards

Congratulations to the following BCHF members, who have been named 2017 Heritage BC Award recipients for their outstanding and significant achievements in heritage conservation in...

Minto Memories: Donated Painting Lives On in Nakusp

When Matilda and Parker Williams purchased a painting of the Minto sternwheeler in the 1970s, they didn’t know that they were creating a future...

Langley Heritage Society’s Valley Voices February broadcast available

February's Valley Voices introduces a man building a York Boat or bateaux at the Fort Langley National Historic Site, and gives us a...

Roedde House Museum hosts postcard exhibit

Until Sept. 30, Roedde House Museum in Vancouver hosts Wish You Were Here, an exhibition about communication,...

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...

Elizabeth Walker celebrates 65 years with the Vancouver Historical Society

Elizabeth Walker A lot has changed in 65 years. And Elizabeth Walker has been a mover behind it...

Demolition of Navvy Jack house delayed

The oldest building on the North Shore will stand at least until mid-September, but there are no guarantees after that. West Vancouver...

Time Travels: Okanagan Historical Society

By Mark ForsytheSeeing the tree beneath Its baptism of snow, the twigsSeem dark, and the bark feelsCold...
Chilliwack's Chinatowns

Community Memories Projects Feature BC Histories

The Virtual Museum of Canada announced this year's 21 winning projects for it's Community Memories Investment Program, and four are from British Columbia! Learn more about the...

Submissions sought for Boswell Beginnings and Beyond

The book Boswell Beginnings, a history of the Kootenay Lake community published in 1986, is now out...