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Global News BC > The Old Hastings Mill Store’ in financial jeopardy

Global News BC > The Old Hastings Mill Store’ in financial jeopardy

The Old Hastings Mill Store’ in financial jeopardy A museum – house in Vancouver’s oldest building – is in financial jeopardy.’The Old Hastings Mill Store’ survived the Great Fire of 1886 but the pandemic could force its closure. And as Jordan Armstrong reports at a...

Help Save  Old Hasting’s Mill Store Museum

Help Save Old Hasting’s Mill Store Museum

134 years ago today survivors of Vancouver's great fire of 1886 took refuge in Hasting's Mill Store. The building survived and exists today as the Old Hasting's Mill Store Museum. Built in 1868 ...Times are difficult for Old Hastings Mill Store Museum at present. ...

Victoria 5 Dec 1872 2-page 4-sided Marcus Smith Letter to his wife

Victoria 5 Dec 1872 2-page 4-sided Marcus Smith Letter to his wife

Victoria 5 Dec 1872 2-page 4-sided Marcus Smith Letter to his wifeLot 90 in our auction Saturday 30th May 2020 Victoria, Vancouver Island, BC 5th Dec. 1872 My dear Annie,I got here from the mainland about a week ago and next day received your letter of the 10th- We...

John A. Macdonald signed 1858 3-part Ejectment Summons

John A. Macdonald signed 1858 3-part Ejectment Summons

John A. Macdonald signed 1858 3-part Ejectment SummonsLot 1 in our auction Saturday 16th May 2020 "At the time of signing this document, Macdonald was the joint premier of the Province of Canada, and Premier of Canada West, as well as keeping, it appears, his post as...

150 Mile House, B.C. 1872 Marcus Smith Letter to his wife

150 Mile House, B.C. 1872 Marcus Smith Letter to his wife

150 Mile House, B.C. 1872 Marcus Smith Letter to his wife describing his early surveys for the Canadian Pacific Railway in British Columbia, torn at fold. Lot 81 in our 9 May auction Marcus Smith biography here My dear Nannie,I have got back safe from my trip up the...

1797 Prince Edward Halifax Dinner Invitation on Wellburn Page

1797 Prince Edward Halifax Dinner Invitation on Wellburn Page

1797 Prince Edward Halifax Dinner Invitation on Gerald Wellburn PageLot 125 in our auction Saturday 14th March 2020 HRH Prince Edward Duke of Kent and Strathearn was the 5th child of George III and the father of Queen Victoria. He came to Canada for the Constitutional...

Sir Rowland Hill 20 Apr 1867 signed Letter

Sir Rowland Hill 20 Apr 1867 signed Letter

Sir Rowland Hill 20 Apr 1867 signed Letter w/ 1979 certificate. Hill popularized penny postage for all and a penny black stamp to pay for it. Lot 148 in our 1250th milestone auction, Saturday 29th February 2020