Gabriola Museum is looking for new board members

A great board to work with, and a wonderful opportunity for newcomers to the island to get involved and learn about the island’s history! A variety of positions are open, including Secretary and Treasurer. Call Joan Merrifield at 250-618-1954 or email...

The McRaes – Two of Gabriola’s Finest

Maxine and Stan McRae were presented with lifetime memberships for their donation of the land on which the museum building stands and their volunteer work that has helped make the current museum a reality at the May 2019 Opening Day of the Gabriola Historical and...

Japanese Settlement Press Release

Gabriola locations among Heritage BC’s newly designated Japanese-Canadian historic sites. Gabriola Historical and Museum Society Release: by Ivan Bulic On April 01, BC Minister for Multiculturalism Teresa Wat announced a list of 56 historic sites with significance to...

Discover Gabriola’s Historic Places and Stories on Gertie

Raking the hay on Horseshoe Road farm, Gabriola circa 1960. Daniel Lunn Brown (on rake), grandchildren Danna Lynn Brown, Brian Edward Piper, and Leonard Daniel Piper (on horse) “My father, Tim Brown, was born on Gabriola in 1923. In 1919 the Browns came from Scotland...

Folklife Village: From Expo 86 to Gabriola village centre

Folklife Village: From Expo 86 to Gabriola village centre May 04, 2016: Gabriola Museum Press Release Gabriola’s Folklife Village was originally constructed as the Folklife Pavilion for Vancouver’s Expo 86 world fair that ran from May to October, 1986.   When...