My Dearest Belle: First World War Letters

I work for Parks Canada at a national historic site. One of our “sister sites” is sharing a series of letters that I thought may interest some of my readers. You can follow the series on the Fort Rodd Hill and Fisgard Lighthouse National Historic Sites’ facebook page. Here is the introduction to the series.…

20th century parade float Ontario, Canada

Victoria Day Parade – memories

To the average person today, a parade is probably not as meaningful as it was to our ancestors about a hundred years ago, or even 50 years ago. But as some of you know, I work at a national historic site in British Columbia. Every year since about 2008 I have been charged with coordinating…