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Flyback Fridays - George Vanderwolf The Lillooet Cattle Drive 1877 - short version

Flyback Fridays - George Vanderwolf The Lillooet Cattle Drive 1877 - short version

Welcome to Flyback Fridays - a glimpse into Pemberton’s past! This week we feature George Vanderwolf who told us the Legend of the 1876-1877 Lillooet Cattle Drive at Tea & Tales in 2018. George Vanderwolf has lived in Lillooet for 64 years and has worked as a prospector, game guide, trapper, rancher, and in road construction. Robert Carson's cattle drive of 1977 led to improvements in trail construction and maintenance through the Pemberton area. Remnants of the old trail can still be found in the Sea to Sky corridor.  [more]

Flyback Fridays - Johnny Jones 2010 Lil'wat Archaeology - short version

Flyback Fridays - Johnny Jones 2010 Lil'wat Archaeology - short version

Welcome to Flyback Fridays - a glimpse into Pemberton’s past! This week we feature Johnny Jones who is a Cultural Technician with the Land and Resource Department of Lil'wat Nation. Johnny has spent his life walking and studying Lil'wat traditional territory and he shares his journey with us.  [more]

Flyback Fridays Eric Andersen - short version

Flyback Fridays Eric Andersen - short version

Welcome to Flyback Fridays - a glimpse into Pemberton’s past! This week we feature Eric Andersen, who is a local historian from Squamish. Eric presented a tale about Pemberton as seen through the lens of historic newspapers. In this short excerpt Eric talks about the BC and Klondike gold rushes, the 1918 Spanish flu and how the establishment of the Mt. Currie school was covered in national newspapers  [more]

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]

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