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Arts & Culture
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Sports & Recreation
Things to Do in Powell River and Texada Island
Photo Credit: Linda Cross
Photo Credit: Bill Lawson
View from the ferry on the way to Saltery Bay
History & Heritage
Every society, be it a family or a nation, is identified by its history and culture. Powell River and Texada Island are fortunate to have both museums and groups dedicated to keeping the heritage of these communities and individual families intact for future generations.
Historical photos from the Powell River Museum
Thanks to the efforts the Powell River
Forestry Heritage Society, a miniature railway is a standard attraction at Paradise Valley Park.
Powell River Forestry Heritage Society
PO Box 186, Powell River BC V8A 4Z6
The Forestry Heritage Society, a non-
Friends of the Patricia Theatre
(general Info only; not updated since 2014)
c/o The Patricia Theatre
5848 Ash Ave, Powell River, BC V8A 4R6
President: Amy Sharp 604.414.4168 email@example.com
Dedicated to the restoration, revitalization and sharing of the historic Patricia Theatre, the oldest continuously operating theatre company in Canada.
New members welcome.
Powell River Genealogy Group
6792 Cranberry Street (Cranberry Centre), Powell River B.C. V8A 3Z4
Doug Mobley, President
7 pm the last Sunday of the month except July, Aug & Dec
Powell River Museum & Archives
opposite Willingdon Beach Park
P.O. Box 42, Powell River, B.C. V8A 4Z5
604 485 2222 firstname.lastname@example.org
Local staff, with a wealth of information to share, collect, preserve and exhibit the history of the Powell River area with two floors of displays. Researchers and people interested in history will find a treasure trove of information on their website. Although it hasn't been updated since 2013, there is a large collection of photos on the Museum's Blog.
As of 2014 the Powell River Forestry Museum became part of the PRMA.
Texada Island Art and Tourism Centre
Texada Heritage Society & Museum
Doug Paton 604.486.7109 email@example.com
Thacker House, Blubber Bay,
106 Waterman Avenue ~ PO Box 53, Van Anda, V0N 3K0
Begun in 1988 the historical society on Texada Island has been dedicated to preserving the history and heritage of the Island.
Townsite Heritage Society Office
Dr. Henderson's house was one of the first two homes completed in 1911.
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Townsite Heritage Society
6211 Walnut Street
604 483 3901 firstname.lastname@example.org
Tuesday to Friday 12 -
The Townsite Heritage Society was formed in 1992 with the objective to protect, enhance, maintain and promote the historical character and integrity of the traditional neighbourhood and business section of the Powell River Townsite. The area was designated as a National Historic District of Canada in 1995.
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