Archives receives Award
Mission Community Archives is honoured to be the recipient of the 2016 District of Mission Heritage Commission Award for our contribution to the promotion of heritage. Archivist Val Billesberger was presented with the award at the District of Mission Council meeting on Monday, September 18th.
Have you ever wondered where your street got its name? Mission is one of the few B.C. communities that continue to name streets after its citizens. As such, our street names are rich with local history. Read the interesting story behind the Mission street that was named after pioneers who homesteaded in Hatzic and constructed their house from logs felled on their property here
. You can also discover the fascinating stories behind the names of many other streets
MISSION'S EXTRAORDINARY WOMEN
Since 1996, the Mission Community Archives has proactively collected the records of and stories from the extraordinary women of Mission and District.
This week find out about
(1914-1990) who was known as the "Mother of Minor Hockey" in Mission. She was honoured posthumously through the Paths & Pathfinders: Women of Mission Program
READ about the remarkable lives of other women whose records have been acquired by the archives through the Paths & Pathfinders: Women of Mission Program.