Society Branch News

Mission 125 Celebrations Underway...
The Mission Community Archives and Mission Museum are actively involved in celebrations planned to celebrate the community's 125th anniversary of incorporation this year.

Last month, the Parks, Recreation, & Culture Department for the District of Mission generously provided exhibit space in the Leisure Centre for the Archives and Museum to use the entire year! A new exhibit will be mounted every 6 weeks.

Currently you can view the exhibit titled Community Builders: Mission's Visionary Citizens. It showcases through the use of archival photographs and museum artifacts some of the early far-sighted, progressive and enterprising men and women who made significant contributions to the development and enhancement of Mission over the past 125 years.

And, on January 29th - exactly 125 days to Mission's official quasquicentennial - Friday, June 2, 2017 - the Community Archives began a countdown through its weekly Facebook feature Historical Trivialities. Watch for the post every Sunday.

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Welcome

The Mission District Historical Society is a growing and busy organization that serves the citizens of the District of Mission and surrounding areas of Lake Errock, McConnell Creek, Hatzic Prairie, Hatzic Island, Nicomen Island, Deroche and Dewdney.

We are dedicated to Recording our History, Educating the Community, and Preserving our Heritage.

To find out more about our organization and its role in research, conservation, and education visit our branches: Mission Museum, Mission Community Archives, and Heritage Places. We are also always looking for interested people from our community to volunteer.

Mission District Historical Society
43rd Annual General Meeting
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 7:00 pm

You are invited to the Mission District Historical Society's Annual General Meeting which is being held in the Mission Community Archives at 33215 Second Avenue in Mission. Everyone is welcome!

Our special guest speaker is Michael Boronowski, Manager of Civic Engagement & Corporate Initiatives for the District of Mission. His presentation will focus on events being held this year to mark the municipality's 125th anniversary of incorporation, including a special Heritage Picnic being held at Fraser River Heritage Park in June.

For more information please email us or leave a telephone message at 604-820-2621 and you will be contacted by staff.


The Society is grateful for the financial support it receives from the District of Mission and the Province of British Columbia.

Box 3522, Mission, B.C. V2V 4L1   Ph. 604.820.2621
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