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Artifact or Artifiction 01

Artifact or Artifiction 01

Test your Pioneer knowledge in Artifact or Artifiction! Which answer is correct and which answers are fiction?  [more]

Flyback Fridays Joe Antonelli 2011 - short version

Flyback Fridays Joe Antonelli 2011 - short version

Welcome to Flyback Fridays - a glimpse into Pemberton’s past! This week we feature Joe Antonelli who came to the museum to talk about his years living in the Pemberton Valley. Joe talks about working as a forest ranger, his tie mill at Tisdale and how happy he was to get called up to the air force while he was logging in the 1940's.  [more]

Virtual Scavenger Hunt -Transportation 02

Virtual Scavenger Hunt -Transportation 02

Come try out our virtual scavenger hunt!  [more]

Flyback Fridays - Mt. Currie Schools - Saving Lil'wat Language and Culture - short version

Flyback Fridays - Mt. Currie Schools - Saving Lil'wat Language and Culture - short version

Welcome to Flyback Fridays - a glimpse into Pemberton’s past! This week we feature a short excerpt of the 2017 Tea & Tales presentation by Mámaya7 (Lois Joseph) and Tsínay̓a7 (Georgina Nelson), who told the story of how Mt.Currie schools were established to ensure Lil’wat children are immersed in their own language and culture. Since the 1960’s Georgina Nelson lobbied for funding for Lil’wat Nation to take over their own school and education system and has served on the Mt.Currie board of education for the past 35 years. Her belief is “without our language and culture we would no longer be Lil’wat”.  [more]

Virtual Scavenger Hunt -Transportation Exhibit

Virtual Scavenger Hunt -Transportation Exhibit

Come visit our Transportation Exhibit in our virtual scavenger hunt!  [more]

Flyback Fridays - Roy Crowston 2014 - Memories of a Conductor

Flyback Fridays - Roy Crowston 2014 - Memories of a Conductor

Welcome to Flyback Fridays - a glimpse into Pemberton’s past! This week we feature a short excerpt from Roy Crowston's presentation "Memories of a Conductor" at Tea & Tales in 2014. He gave some insight on what types of jobs there were on the railway and what the conductor does and he talks about accidents, snowstorms and rock slides.  [more]

August Newsletter

August Newsletter

Here is the most recent museum newsletter for your reading enjoyment. Perfect for reading on a lazy late summer day.  [more]

Flyback Fridays - Chief Leonard Andrew 2014 - Memories of the Railway - short version

Flyback Fridays - Chief Leonard Andrew 2014 - Memories of the Railway - short version

Welcome to Flyback Fridays - a glimpse into Pemberton’s past! This is a short excerpt from Chief Leonard Andrew's presentation at Tea & Tales in 2014. In this excerpt Leonard shares some of his memories about the railroad, the long travel required by railroad to Ottawa by area Chiefs (Thevarge) and the changes that have come since the railroad was built in 1914.  [more]

Virtual Scavenger Hunt - General Store Hardware

Virtual Scavenger Hunt - General Store Hardware

Welcome to the Hardware section! Can you find all of the items listed?  [more]

Flyback Fridays - Louis Potvin 2012 - Mountain FM - short version

Flyback Fridays - Louis Potvin 2012 - Mountain FM - short version

This is an excerpt from Louis Potvin's Tea & Tale presentation in 2012. Louis recalls how Mountain FM got started and explains the various technical issues that were solved in order to broadcast the radio station up and down the Sea to Sky. Louis also talks about the original CRTC application and how they got an antenna on the Lion's Gate bridge. The creation of Mountain FM was of great benefit to local residents in navigating the road conditions on the Sea to Sky highway and for the sharing of community information throughout the Sea to Sky region.  [more]

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