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Media Release | Reopening Announcement

Posted on: June 30th, 2020 by Shawna

The Chilliwack Museum & Archives will reopen to the community with modified hours on July 6, 2020. Details are provided in the attached Media Release. We look forward to welcoming you back!

2019 Annual Report & Financial Statements

Posted on: June 23rd, 2020 by Shawna

The Chilliwack Museum and Historical Society Annual Report and Financial Statements for 2019 are now available! Thank you for your continued support of the Chilliwack Museum & Archives.

Coming Together (Staying Apart)

Posted on: March 20th, 2020 by Anna Irwin

With the COVID-19 pandemic constantly evolving, life is shifting rapidly these days. As borders close, facilities shutter and services reduce in the community, an eerie feeling can be felt over the streets. Life feels as though it is coming to a standstill, especially as the calls to stay indoors and self-isolate become stronger. The urge … Read the full article >>

My Family Tree

Posted on: February 12th, 2020 by Tristan Evans

My Family Tree by Cari Moore – Coordinator of Volunteers As we prepare for our Family Day event “You me and the Family Tree” I have been reflecting on what my family tree looks like. On one side of my “tree” I am a 3rd generation born Canadian. Very proud of the fact that my … Read the full article >>

49.157940 N -121.951469 W : Navigating history through geography

Posted on: January 21st, 2020 by Anna Irwin

Written by: Laureen Benton, Archives Technician I love geocaching! Geo-what? I started geocaching about 17 years ago using an older handheld Global Position System (GPS) device, long before the ease of smart phones.  I was at a heavily wooded park in Washington State, searching for a random box or container holding some unknown objects.  It … Read the full article >>