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Retro Abby: Remembering Abbotsford’s Pasts

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Event:
Retro Abby: Remembering Abbotsford’s Pasts
Date:
May 17, 2019 10:00 am
Updated:
April 23, 2019
Venue:
UFV Abbotsford Campus, Room B132
Address:
33844 King Road, Abbotsford

The UFV History Department, in partnership with the Heritage Abbotsford Society, is hosting Retro Abby: Remembering Abbotsford’s Pasts, a day of Abbotsford History on May 17th. Retro Abby will feature displays by local history and heritage organizations, UFV student research projects, and a panel of speakers who will address a number of engaging local historical issues and topics.

Among the organizations participating is the Trethewey House Heritage Site, the Reach Gallery Museum, the Sikh Heritage Museum, the Mennonite Heritage Society, and the UFV Library Heritage Collection.

Our speakers include Kris Foulds (The Reach Gallery Museum), Christina Reid (Trethewey House), Sharanjit Sandhra (Sikh Heritage Museum/UFV SASI), Chad Reimer (Historian and Author), Naxaxalhts’I (Sto:lo Nation Research and Resource Centre).

Lunch and refreshments will be provided!

In celebration of Heritage Abbotsford Society’s 50th Anniversary

For more information, please contact Robin.Anderson@ufv.caIan.Rocksborough-Smith@ufv.ca, or Gabrielle Caveney at staff@tretheweyhouse.ca