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Back in time at the Museum

Back in time at the Museum

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A painting by H.E. White, used on a Union Steamship brochure from the 1930s. The company provided passenger boat service on the BC coast, including Howe Sound and the Sunshine Coast.

The Sunshine Coast Museum & Archives annual “George & Charlotte Gibson Day” celebrates coastal heritage on Saturday May 23 from noon-3pm at the Museum in Gibsons. This year’s celebration will feature fun activities for the whole family including a community photo-booth, the official exhibit opening of The Past is Present (an interactive photograph exhibit), and local historical vignettes from Driftwood Players theatre. At 12:30, there will also be a traditional English tea luncheon and refreshments by donation. New this year, local historian Dale Peterson will offer a historical walking tour of Gibson’s Landing leaving from the Gibsons’ Visitor Centre at 11:00am (rain or shine). The 90 minute tour will highlight heritage sites and feature historical theatre sketches by the Driftwood Players. Tours are by donation, please call the Museum to register.  Come down and explore your Museum and learn more about coastal heritage!  The event is co-sponsored by CIBC. Admission by Donation. For more information or to register for the walking tour, please call 604-886-8232 or email at

By Matthew Lovegrove, Curation Manager, Sunshine Coast Museum & Archives

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