BC Historical Federation Conference in Nakusp, Free Events

When:
May 24, 2018 @ 12:00 pm – May 27, 2018 @ 12:00 pm
2018-05-24T12:00:00-07:00
2018-05-27T12:00:00-07:00
Where:
Nakusp
Contact:
Arrow lakes Historical Society
250-265-0110

History.Springs.Eternal.

BRITISH COLUMBIA HISTORICAL FEDERATION CONFERENCE – HOSTED BY THE ARROW LAKES HISTORICAL SOCIETY

 

MAY 24 – 26, 2018, PLAN TO ATTEND THESE FREE EVENTS HERE IN NAKUSP:

 

Thursday afternoon, May 24th,  Historical Lectures at the Seniors’ Hall 

  • 1:00 — Bruce Rohn: “Life in Renata: Until the Town Was Destroyed by the Hugh Keenleyside Dam”
  • 2:00 — Tracy Fetters: “Big Artifacts: The Challenges of Bringing the Nakusp Caboose and Snow Plow to Town”
  • 3:00 — Greg Nesteroff: “Postcards of the Arrow Lakes”

Friday morning, May 25th Opening Ceremonies and Speeches at the Arena Auditorium

  • Doors open at 8:00. Starts at 8:30
  • Rosemarie Parent: “History of the Arrow Lakes Historical Society Archives”
  • Keynote Address, Jennifer Dunkerson, Heritage BC Planner for the Columbia Basin: “Strategic Directions for Heritage Resources in the Columbia River Basin”
  • Jay-Dell Mah, Western Canada’s foremost baseball historian and former CBC radio reporter: “Western Canada’s Baseball History: An Example of The Importance of Small Archival Collections”

Saturday afternoon, May 26th, Historical Lectures at the Seniors’ Hall

  • 1:00 — Cameron Leitch: “History of Logging in the Arrow Lakes Area”
  • 2:00 — Tom Lymbery of the Gray Creek Store: “Chainsaw History”
  • 3:00 — John MacFarlane, Webmaster of Nauticapedia/Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society: “Facebook: Not What But How”

BOOK FAIR at the ALHS ARCHIVES (2nd floor, Centennial Building) 

Meet and greet top historical authors!

  • Thursday –12-5
  • Friday — 2-4
  • Saturday — 9-11 & 2-4

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