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Teaching Public History with the 1918 Pandemic in Nanaimo

As a history professor at Vancouver Island University, Katharine Rollwagen used the 1918 pandemic to help her students understand a significant world event in a local context. The students then created an exhibit for the Nanaimo Museum in order to share their knowledge and new skills with the wider community. The presentation will focus on…
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THE STORY OF A HERITAGE MANOR HOUSE ON VANCOUVER ISLAND BY VALERIE GREEN Step back in time and listen to the walls talk as Valerie Green describes a total different world through almost ten decades in the life of Dunmora, a heritage manor house on the Saanich Peninsula. Built in 1922, Dunmora has hosted many…
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