ARCHIVES IMAGES ENHANCE STREETSCAPES
The Engineering Department of the District of Mission has initiated a program to wrap some its utility boxes along main streets to enhance the areas in which they are located.
Utility box on corner of Best and Cedar
During the past two weeks, boxes along Cedar Street have been wrapped with historic photographs from the Mission Community Archives that capture the early 1900s in the community.
The first installations are images of Mission's CPR bridge, 1909 (box on corner of 7th and Cedar
), early Mission businesses along Grand Street c.1916 (box on corner of Best and Cedar
) and the historic CPR train station,1900s (box on corner of Cherry and Cedar
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BC CULTURE DAYS: Dear Mission Exhibition
As part of local celebrations to mark BC Culture Days, on September 26th the Archives is once again staging the exhibit titled Dear Mission
, which will feature images from the extensive holdings of contemporary photographer Dr. Noel Hall that are housed in the Archives. This year there will be both an ONSITE and ONLINE version of the exhibit
with some NEW images. READ MORE
2015 HONOUREES ANNOUNCED
The Mission Community Archives is opening their 20th annual Paths and Pathfinders: Women of Mission exhibit on October 3rd at 1:30 PM at the Cedar Valley Mennonite Church. READ MORE
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