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Throwback Thursday: Parks Canada founded on May 19, 1911

Throwback Thursdays are inspired by the events
and stories in history that share the same date.

Most Canadians and tourists have visited and enjoyed at least one of Canada’s designated national  parks or heritage sites, some of which are internationally-renowned  destinations like the Banff and Jasper parks in Alberta. 485 more words


An outing at Fort Rodd Hill and Fisgard Lighthouse National Historic Sites of Canada

In the summer, my family and I had the opportunity to go to Fort Rodd Hill and Fisgard Lighthouse National Historic Sites which are just outside of downtown Victoria in British Columbia. 584 more words


Blue Shutters

Fuji X100T and WCL-X100 Lens – 1/4000 @ f/8 – ISO 3200


Camping: Oregon and The Original Stash

Friday night after work B and I along with Dug and Jane caravaned down to southern Washington. We had decided the weekend before to take advantage of the three day weekend and do some camping, exploring and Geocaching. 1,676 more words

St. Eugene Mission, Cranbrook, Fort Steele, British Columbia

This lovely building has a sad past: it operated as a Catholic residential school on the St. Mary’s Indian Reserve from 1910 to 1970. Its inmates were children from the five bands of the local Ktunaxa Nation within British Columbia, as well as children from the Okanagan, Shuswap, and Blackfoot Nations. 252 more words

Museum Reviews

Field Trip: Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site

We have a “Passport To Your National Parks” book and collected another stamp today at the Vanderbilt Mansion in Hyde Park, NY. The book encourages you to visit all of America’s National Parks and historic sites – there are over 400! 73 more words