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Introducing our New Volunteer and Administration Coordinator

Posted on: August 7th, 2019 by Tristan Evans

Written by Cari Moore – Coordinator of Volunteers and Administration Hello, my name is Cari Moore and I have recently joined the amazing staff at the Chilliwack Museum and Archives as the Coordinator of Volunteers and Administration, and I am loving this new opportunity! I have lived in Chilliwack for 28 years and have seen … Read the full article >>

Remnant Research: The Story of Nylon Day, 1946

Posted on: July 24th, 2019 by Anna Irwin

Our recent exhibition, Five Faces, Five Corners: The Social Experience of Chilliwack’s Downtown focuses on the common leisure activities and experiences which bring Chilliwackians together at Five Corners. While this seems like a simple concept on the surface, Five Corners has been (and continues to be) a very busy place, with events and social activity … Read the full article >>

Party in the Park

Posted on: July 10th, 2019 by Tristan Evans

When you work with archival records five days a week your mind sometimes skews timelines and it’s hard to consider what is truly ‘long ago.’  Only recently have we started to receive donations from the 1980s.  Working everyday with our records, I consider the 1980s to be relatively new, never mind the 1990s or early … Read the full article >>

Volunteer Spotlight – Ev Parker

Posted on: June 5th, 2019 by Tristan Evans

Are you curious to know what Chilliwack looked like in the 1980s?  Ask our volunteer Ev Parker who is currently processing a large collection of street photographs from the 1980s.  This is a unique collection that Ev is digitizing and describing so that you, the researcher, can access the images online.  To learn more about … Read the full article >>

MEDIA RELEASE | HOPS & HERITAGE

Posted on: May 30th, 2019 by Shawna