The Comox Archives and Museum Society invites you to attend our Annual General Meeting on Saturday March 24th, 2018 at the new spinnaker building located in Marina Park in Comox from 2-4pm. Refreshments will be served. Everyone welcome. Following the meeting Chairperson Pam Moughton will conduct a presentation on the mystery man of Comox, Dusty d’Esterre.
WOMEN OF SIGNIFICANCE
EXHIBITION OPENING at the Comox Museum
The Comox Archives and Museum Society invite the public to view Significant Faces of the Valley, an exhibit featuring significant women vital to the growth and enrichment of Comox. During the upcoming year we will be rotating and highlighting historical and contemporary faces noteworthy for their outstanding contributions to the growth and enrichment of the Town of Comox.
We are set to open the exhibition on International Women’s Day on Thursday March 8th, 2018. The Comox Archives and Museum Society invite the public to attend the official opening between 1- 4pm at 1729 Comox Avenue, Comox across from the Comox Mall. The exhibit opening will feature Mary Everson, Liz Stubbs, Ethel Laing, Hope Spencer, Melda Buchanan and Cassie Sharpe.
The Comox Archives and Museum is pleased to announce an upcoming exhibition titled Significant Faces of the Valley which focuses on noteworthy women vital to the growth and enrichment of Comox. During the upcoming year we will be rotating and highlighting historical and contemporary faces significant for their outstanding contributions to Comox.
Our exhibit featuring Canada’s 150th year is well under way.
Please, come have a look at the many items Comox residents have donated to our collection.
Some highlights include items from the Lorne Hotel, Elk Hotel, the Bay Store, Mack Laing, and Melda Buchanan.
Alongside these featured items, there are additions to our ongoing interests in the maps and aerials of the Comox Area.
Our new exhibit is commemorating the Centennial Anniversary of the 102nd Battalion that trained on Goose Spit. On June 10th, 1916 the troops departed from the Comox wharf on the Princess Charlotte and fought many of the important battles during WW1. The exhibit will run through 2016.