history

LOOKING BACK: Eila Male was a historian for her ancestors

When museum needed translations or context about Maple Ridge’s Finnish community, they turned to Eila

  • Oct 10, 2020

 

Maple Ridge rolling out month of cultural events

Joining a province-wide tribute to the arts, the museum, downtown businesses, and city sign up

  • Sep 11, 2020

 

University of Fraser Valley receives $1.14M for Punjabi Canadian Legacy Project

Funds go to South Asian Studies Institute in Abbotsford

 

25 years later: The water skiing legend on Kalamalka Lake

A group of waterskiers were towed behind a plane on Kalamalka Lake back in 1995

LOOKING BACK: CEED Centre transforms with Maple Ridge

In most of its incarnations, the original Japanese kindergarten stayed true to its educational roots

  • Aug 23, 2020

LETTER: Englishman hunts for family in Haney

Reaching out from England to distant relatives in Maple Ridge

  • Aug 22, 2020

LOOKING BACK: Happy to have museum doors back open to the public

But, due to COVID, there are restrictions and safety guidelines guests will be asked to adhere to

  • Aug 16, 2020

LOOKING BACK: Taking a trip… back in time

Maple Ridge Museum curator takes us back through the history of Memorial Peace Park

  • Aug 14, 2020

Parks Canada moving past colonial narratives to paint larger picture of nation’s history

Fort Langley National Historic Site will not hold Brigade Days due to COVID-19 restrictions

VIDEO: Throwing back to era of the washboard

Maple Ridge Museum staff conduct a history experiment

  • Jul 18, 2020

30 years after Oka crisis, Kanesatake land claims remain unresolved

Serge Simon, the current Grand Chief of Kanesatake, vividly remembers the events of July 11, 1990

LOOKING BACK: History never stops – inviting stories from the pandemic

Maple Ridge Museum & Archives wants to hear from local residents about their experiences during COVID

B.C. museum releases more than 16,000 historical photos of Indigenous life

Digitized images preserved and shared with Indigenous communities

Maple Ridge Museum hosts time travelling photo contest

Residents are asked to replica 10 old images from the museum archives – and have fun while doing it

  • May 31, 2020

BCHF conference once again slated for Cloverdale

Surrey Historical Society to host 2021 history conference

Looking Back: Suggest resurrection of ‘victory’ gardens in Maple Ridge

‘take a lesson from the past and plant a health gardens, for hope, for the future, for good health’

  • Apr 26, 2020

Heritage home toppled in Maple Ridge Cemetery

Too costly to revamp for public use, a home of a historical family was recently demolished

Maple Ridge amateur historian gives quarantine friendly video tour

Graham Strang shows his vlog followers antique firetruck, former post office, and more.

PHOTOS: Roaring in the 1920s

Maple Ridge Museum offers a glimpse back in time to what this community looked like 100 years ago

LOOKING BACK: Quarantine back in the day of the Spanish flu kept Maple Ridge safe

When the 1918 epidemic hit Haney, washing hands, respecting isolation rules, and disinfecting helped

  • Apr 8, 2020