historical artifacts

A CT-133 fighter plane has landed a permanent hangout spot outside the Antique Barn in Chemainus. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Plane makes permanent landing along the island highway

Antique building owner purchases jet to preserve a piece of history

 

The artifact appears to be a war club. Photo, K’ómoks First Nation

B.C. First Nation applauds man who found Indigenous artifact in his yard

Object seems to be a war club and has found a home with K’ómoks First Nation

 

In this photo, circa 1939, longshoremen work to load large slats of lumber onto the “City of Alberni” schooner along the Port Alberni waterfront. This photo is one of 24,000 contained in the Alberni Valley Museum’s digital archives at portalberni.pastperfectonline.com. (PHOTO PN12683 COURTESY ALBERNI VALLEY MUSEUM)

A LOOK BACK: The schooner ‘City of Alberni’

Travel back in time with the Alberni Valley Museum’s photographic archives

 

The Williams Lake Indian Band is thrilled after receiving an artifact found by a former Williams Lake resident. (Rebecca Dyok photo)

B.C. First Nation reunited with artifact 13 years after found in Williams Lake

The spearhead is believed to be 2,600 to 4,000 years old

The Williams Lake Indian Band is thrilled after receiving an artifact found by a former Williams Lake resident. (Rebecca Dyok photo)
‘Like finding a needle in a haystack’: Ancient arrowhead discovered near Williams Lake

‘Like finding a needle in a haystack’: Ancient arrowhead discovered near Williams Lake

The artifact is believed to be from the Nesikip period between 7,500 BP to 6,000 BP

‘Like finding a needle in a haystack’: Ancient arrowhead discovered near Williams Lake