Local History Kits

Our local history kits are developed to align with the BC Curriculum and contain reproductions of primary source materials on local history topics along with suggested lessons, activities, and supplementary materials.

Our kits include:
1. Chilliwack’s Chinatowns: Discover the story behind Chilliwack’s two lost Chinatowns.

2. A Community of Villages: Uncover the history of five unique communities that make up the area today. These communities are Chilliwack, Sardis/Vedder, Yarrow, Rosedale, and Greendale.

3. Flooding Chilliwack: Learn about the historic floods that have impacted our community and landscape.

4. Sumas Lake: Explore the fascinating story of the lake that existed in the Fraser Valley prior to 1920.

Royal BC Museum
“Writing on the Wall”: an outreach kit on Chinese Canadian Historical Wrongs, an insightful kit with detailed primary sources, replica wall tile artifacts, and video component from the Royal BC Museum.

Kits can be reserved by contact Sarah at 604-795-5210 ext. 103 and are $15.00 per week.