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...]

Local Author Wins Book Award

Congratulations to local author, Judith Phillips! Judith is the well-deserved recipient of this year’s British Columbia Historical Federation Lieutenant Governor’s Award in the category of Community History for her remarkable book, Our Whole Bamfield Sage. The award was presented to her at the annual conference in Revelstoke BC, following the BC Historical Federation’s banquet in ... [Read more...]

Welcome to our new website!

We are pleased to announce the launch our new website! What's new? Find information about upcoming events and recent Facebook posts on the News page. Read all of the Bamfield community newspapers, listen to the voices of Bamfield pioneers, watch videos and listen to music about Bamfield on our Stories page Learn about memorializing your ... [Read more...]