SS Valencia sinking plaque installed at Pachena Bay

 The Sinking of the SS Valencia off the west coast of Vancouver  Island in 1906 has been recognized by the Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada as an event of historic significance and a monument installed at Pachena Bay, near the West Coast Trail office, about 10 kilometres from where the wreck lies.

Heather Cooper awarded BC Historical Federation Certificate of Recognition

Heather Cooper of the Bamfield Historical Society has worked tirelessly to share and promote the history of Bamfield through publications, signage projects and exhibits. She was instrumental in the formation of the Bamfield Historical Society acting in as its President. The list of accomplishments Heather has initiated with the Bamfield Historical are long — the ... [Read more...]