historical artifacts

A CT-133 fighter plane has landed a temporary hangout spot outside the Antique Barn in Chemainus until it’s sold. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Plane makes new landing location along the highway in Chemainus

Antique Barn owner purchases jet to preserve a piece of history

 

The artifact appears to be a war club. Photo, K’ómoks First Nation

Royston-area man turns up Indigenous artifact in yard

Object seems to be a war club and has found a home with K’ómoks First Nation

 

Jordan Johns, Nanaimo Museum exhibit technician, checks over a display of a 1950s-era wedding gown originally sold by the Jean Burns clothing store that was formerly located at the corner of Commercial Street and Terminal Avenue in downtown Nanaimo. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

Nanaimo Museum opens vault to reveal some of city’s lesser-known history

Artifacts in new exhibit tell rarely told stories from Nanaimo’s past with fresh perspectives

 

(Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

Restoration work stabilizes heritage Morden Mine tipple south of Nanaimo

Concrete poured, scaffolding coming down at Morden Colliery Historic Provincial Park

(Chris Bush/News Bulletin)
A collection of glass bottles dating back to the early 1900s were unearthed during a construction project at the Royal Roads University in Colwood. (Photos courtesy Cindy MacDougall)

Cheers to history: 100-year-old beer bottles unearthed at Royal Roads University

Four bottles from Victoria Brewing Co., Silver Springs Brewery date back to early 1900s

A collection of glass bottles dating back to the early 1900s were unearthed during a construction project at the Royal Roads University in Colwood. (Photos courtesy Cindy MacDougall)
The Williams Lake Indian Band is thrilled after receiving an artifact found by a former Williams Lake resident. (Rebecca Dyok photo)

B.C. First Nation reunited with artifact 13 years after found in Williams Lake

The spearhead is believed to be 2,600 to 4,000 years old

The Williams Lake Indian Band is thrilled after receiving an artifact found by a former Williams Lake resident. (Rebecca Dyok photo)
‘Like finding a needle in a haystack’: Ancient arrowhead discovered near Williams Lake

‘Like finding a needle in a haystack’: Ancient arrowhead discovered near Williams Lake

The artifact is believed to be from the Nesikip period between 7,500 BP to 6,000 BP

‘Like finding a needle in a haystack’: Ancient arrowhead discovered near Williams Lake