Join the Bulkley Valley Museum staff as they interview old-timers, chat with historians, and examine artifacts in order to understand how it was back in the day...

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  • Friday 12-1pm
  • Interview - Harry Kruisselbrink, Bill, and Bill Jr talk on the Messner's connection to Smithers and the Babines.

  • Interview - Alan Pickard, part three: the 'how' and 'why' historical research, and the 'who' of early BC exploration.

  • Interview - Councillor Bill Goodacre talks about his family history, Smithers, and the need for Reconciliation.

  • Interview - Harry Kruisselbrink and Lynn Shervill on the Bulkley Bridge collapse, B36 bomber, and a Cronin fire.

  • Interview - Alan Pickard, part two: railroads, bridges, the Wilson brothers, and historical research.

  • Interview - Alan Pickard, part one: the telegraph lines and gold rushes that brought settlers to the Valley.

  • For the final episode of Back in the Day, Eric is joined by retired Smithers Secondary history teacher, Mark Littler.

  • Harry Kruisselbrink and Lynn Shervill return to the show!

  • Natasha and Eric are joined by local history teacher Tom Searby.

  • A pair of Smithers historians - Harry Kruisselbrink and Lynn Shervill - join Natasha and Eric in the train car.

  • "People are always like 'Why do you have so many specimens?' and the short story I always tell people is 'Our goal is

  • The inagural episode of 'Back In The Day' features local cartographer (a.k.a. map-maker) Morgan Hite.

  • Travis, Cole and Eric talk about the philosophy and origins or tourism.

  • The Boys talk Hockey

  • Delgamuukw and Dutch Skates

  • Objectify Episode 6: Candy Box, Cigarrette Dispenser and Prayer Book

  • Objectify 105 Springerle, Whizzer Quizzer and an Interruption of Service

  • Objectify 104 The Potpourri Episode

  • Objectify 103 The Egg Episode

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