Heritage Week Events 2015...
The staff at the Mission Community Archives are busy finalizing plans for local celebrations marking Heritage Week in British Columbia between February 16th and 22nd.
In partnership with the Mission Museum, the Community Archives is providing historic photographs of First Avenue for a special interactive exhibit titled: "Picture Yourself
on Mission's Main Street" VISIT
the Museum's website for details.
On February 19th, the Archives is opening an exhibition titled: Meet Me on Main Street
which will highlight the colorful history of First Avenue - Mission's most storied street. At the opening, visitors will be transported back in time through a series of historical vignettes. Each will tell an intriguing story about First Avenue using a combination of multi-media technology and theatre. Watch for further details in the upcoming weeks.
WE NEED YOU...
This year you can make a lasting contribution to your community by becoming a volunteer at the Mission Community Archives.
to read more about volunteering.
MISSION'S NOTABLE WOMEN...
about the remarkable lives of women whose records have been acquired by the archives through the Paths & Pathfinders: Women of Mission Program.
You can find out the fascinating story behind the names of local streets by reading our Street Stories
Support the Archives!
Operated by the Mission District Historical Society, a non-profit organization, the Mission Community Archives welcomes your financial support to advance our programs and services.
Your donation will help us to preserve and provide better access to the community's documentary heritage. We need your support!