The Mission Community Archives celebrates Culture Days (Sept. 23 to Oct. 16) with a variety of online events.
On Friday, Sept. 23 at 8 a.m. the archives officially launches its redesigned website.
“This has been in the works for the past year and we are thrilled to officially launch it during Culture Days,” says archivist Val Billesberger.
On Friday, Oct. 7 at 8 a.m., Mission Community Archives released a new video series called Mission Moments.
One minute in length, each Mission Moment will highlight a story from the community’s storied past featuring images from the archives. The premiere video is about the fascinating early history of Dewdney, believed to have been first settled in 1867.
On Friday, Oct. 14 at 8 a.m., the archives releases a Mission Moment about the 1953 soap box derby, which made Canadian history.