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  1. In Nature’s Realm: Early Naturalists Explore Vancouver Island The Victoria Historical Society presents a talk, In Nature’s Realm: Early Naturalists Explore Vancouver Island by Michael Layland, on Thursday, November 28, 2019 at James Bay New Horizons Centre, 234 Menzies Street, Victoria V8V 2G7. Doors open at 7:15 p.m. for refreshments and conversation. A short business meeting beginning at 7:45 will be followed immediately by the speaker. Michael Layland will introduce his third book delving into the progression of European knowledge of Vancouver Island. The book celebrates how the
  2. The Victoria Historical Society presents a talk, Don’t Never Tell Nobody Nothin’ Nohow: The Real Story of West Coast Rum Running by Rick James, Thursday, October 24, 2019 at James Bay New Horizons Centre, 234 Menzies Street, Victoria V8V 2G7. Doors open at 7:15 p.m. for refreshments and conversation. A short business meeting beginning at 7:45 will be followed immediately by the speaker. Using extensive research, this presentation will explain that rum running in BC was generally carried out in a relatively civilized manner: but still, the business was associated with the odd shootout, h
  3. Tea & Talks: Indigenous Waterways of Haida Gwaii Thursday August 1, 2019; 2:30pm On August 1, join Tiffany Storrey at the Maritime Museum of BC as she explores the Indigenous Waterways of Haida Gwaii: The waters around Haida Gwaii have been used by Haida people since as long as we know. The water and land have become intertwined with our culture and our traditional ways of life. This talk is a short exploration into my own culture and connection with the waters of Haida Gwaii. Come on down to the Maritime Museum every other Thursday
  4. Victoria Event Explores life of Early Bute Inlet Pioneers Victoria’s Bolen Books is pleased to present an event with Judith Williams, who will be giving a talk and slide show based on her new book, Raincoast Chronicles 24: Cougar Companions, Bute Inlet Country and the Legendary Schnarrs ($26.95, Harbour Publishing), which explores the history of Bute Inlet and traces the remarkable story of the Schnarr family. Williams’s presentation, which will be followed by a book signing, takes place on Tuesday, May 28 at 7pm. Raincoast Chronicles 24 is an impeccably researched and richly il
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    “Who Wins?: The Battle for California’s Energy Market between Vancouver Island and Puget Sound Coal Mines, 1880 -1914” with Jack Bryden Presented by the Victoria Historical Society Thursday, May 23, 2019 at James Bay New Horizons, 234 Menzies Street, Victoria V8V 2G7. Doors open at 7:15 pm for refreshments and conversation. A short business meeting at 7:45 pm will be followed immediately by the speaker, Jack Bryden. Admission is free for members, $5 for guests. See website www.victoriahistoricalsociety.bc.ca. How did Vancouver Island energize California? Between 1880 and 19
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