Wednesday, June 4, 2008

Launch of Two New Exhibits at Peace River Museum, Archives & Mackenzie Centre

The Peace River Museum, Archives and Mackenzie Centre will launch two new exhibits -- Treaty 8 and From the Land during an evening of storytelling and Métis fiddling, June 5, 6:30-8 pm.

The Treaty 8 exhibit and From the Land, a new rocks and fossils exhibit from local rock collector, Don Holt, tell stories about and from the land. Both exhibits will be on display throughout the summer.

In addition, well-respected historian David Leonard will be in attendance at the launch. David was instrumental in the production of the Treaty 8 exhibit for the Spirit of the Peace Museums. He has authored and co-authored several books on the Peace River Country, the most recent of which is The Last Great West – The Agricultural Settlement of the Peace Country to 1914.

For more information contact the Museum at 624-4261 or


Hope to see you at the launch!

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