Saanich Archives, March 2019

  • Online Exhibit: Memorial Avenue 
    Our new online exhibit tells the story of Shelbourne Street from its early days as a bumpy road to market for Gordon Head farmers, to the present day 
  • New: Riley & Ireland Family Mystery 
    A recently donated 1901 book, Thy heart’s desire: a book of family prayers, included loose items inside: ephemera, photographs, and news clippings, all from the WWI era.  
  • Get Involved: Oral History Project 
    Our Oral History Project captures municipal history that might not be recorded elsewhere. We would love to hear your story.
  • Looking Back: Red Bricks for Sale 
    On March 27, 1979, the Daily Colonist ran a small ad for a sale of: “Old red bricks, windows, doors, plumbing,” etc. from the 100-year-old house at 916 Tolmie Avenue.

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