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Community Memories Projects Feature BC Histories

Chilliwack's Chinatowns
Chinese domestic worker with William Smith, 1896. Photograph by James O. Booen. From the collection of the Chilliwack Museum and Archives. P. Coll 120 File 46

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 program and the recipients from the Virtual Museum of Canada’s website. The recipients are:

Chilliwack’s Chinatowns – A History
Chilliwack Museum and Archives

Coast Mountain Gothic – A History of the Gothic-Arch Mountain Hut
Whistler Museum

Fernie’s Italian Pioneer Heritage (1880s to 1921)
Fernie Museum

The Making of a Small Town – A Glimpse of Lumby’s Pioneers
Lumby and District Historical Society