Sunday, April 19th, 2009
2:00 to 4:00 pm
Newcombe Conference Hall, Royal BC Museum
Speaker: Margaret Horsfield
Topic: Voices from the Sound: Chronicles of Clayoquot Sound and Tofino 1899-1929.
Author Margaret Horsfield will give a lively talk on the colourful characters she encountered in her research through original diaries and letters from the region. Well known for her publication Cougar Annie's Garden, Margaret uses primary sources from the B.C. Archives and the Mount Angel Abbey in Oregon to document the lives of the residents and missionaries who worked along the west coast of Vancouver Island.
For more information contact Ann ten Cate, Outreach Coordinator, BC Archives, (250) 387-2970 or Ron Greene, Secretary of the Friends of the BC Archives at (250) 598-1835. These events are free for Friends of the Archives, $5.00 for non-members, payable at the door. Call in advance for information about handicap access.