This fall, we have partnered with the Trail Museum & Archives to bring you four monthly speaker events on all things local history!
Check our Facebook event series to keep up to date as details are confirmed.
September 12th @ The Riverfront Centre (Trail Museum & Archives) - 6pm - $5 entry fee - must call Trail Museum to hold seat - 250-364-0829
Bill Sullivan - "The Fascinating History of Early Trail: Some Trials and Tribulations of her Trailblazers"
Learn about the varied relationships between Trail’s first residents,
Colonel Topping and Frank and Mary Jane Hanna.
Presented by W.J. Sullivan, Q.C. who is a partner in the Vancouver law firm of Guild Yule LLP. He received his Masters of Fine Arts degree in Creative Non-Fiction in 2017. His book, “Colonel Topping, Mr. Blaylock, 5000 Smeltermen and Me” is now under consideration for publication. Bill’s grandparents came to Trail Creek Landing in 1896. His mother, and then he, were born and raised in Trail.
October - Date TBC @ Rossland Museum & Discovery Centre
November 29th @ Rossland Museum & Discovery Centre
Vince Profili regales us with his memories of growing up in a mining town.
The Rossland Historical Museum & Archives Association Annual General Meeting follows the talk.