Gabriola Hippies

Gabriola Hippies

Free Spirits, Changing TimesGabriola Hippies in the 1970s Telling the story of Gabriola includes capturing accounts of the Coast Salish people, European explorers, and post-contact pioneers –  as well as recent inhabitants. Children of the post-war generation,...
Stories of Silva Bay

Stories of Silva Bay

Gabriola TidesStories of Silva Bay Exhibit and Film The Stories of Silva Bay are brought to life by a wonderful film crafted by Tobi Elliot (see article below).  The stories are given a tactile dimension with artifacts, and four poster panels. The poster panels...
BeachQuest

BeachQuest

BeachQuest Discovering Gabriola’s Marine Life Gabriola Museum’s mission in creating BeachQuest is to connect our enjoyment of our beaches with a sense of stewardship and responsibility for them. The more we learn about marine life, the more we respect how...
Brickyard

Brickyard

Brick by BrickThe Story of the Gabriola Brickyard Little remains today of the Gabriola Brickyard except for piles of broken bricks on Brickyard Beach and the name of the steep hill on South Road. But from the end of the 19th century to 1952, the Brickyard was...
WWI Centennial

WWI Centennial

From Gabriola to Flanders FieldsThe Centennial of the Great War on Gabriola Island Gabriola’s Soldiers in World War I (excerpted from original publicity) A knapsack, kit bag and cap, pins and badges. A canteen and field glasses. Two silk postcards and a...