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Ed Talk | Lest We Forget – Cranbrook at War: Home and Away
November 24, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Lest We Forget – Cranbrook at War: Home and Away
On November 24th, the Cranbrook History Centre is inviting local author Jim Cameron to join us for another wonderful and moving presentation. Anyone who attended his talk on July 21st will remember how powerfully Jim can tell a story. This time, we are welcoming Jim for a night of remembrance. He will weave a tale of the people of Cranbrook and how they experienced the Boer War, and the First and Second World Wars. From the lives of those who stayed home, to the brave soldiers who never returned, come join us to learn about the impact of the wars on this small rocky mountain town.
More About Our Presenter:
Jim Cameron was born and raised in Cranbrook, B.C., where his family roots go back well over a century. A professional musician, artist and author, he has dedicated a great deal of time and research to local Cranbrook history. Writer of the popular and long-running newspaper column “Janus – Cranbrook Then and Now,” he has more recently authored two very successful history books: Cranbrook Then and Now – Volumes One and Two.
This event will be taking place in person at the Royal Alexandra Hall. We will be requiring all attendees to show proof of vaccination for the event, and to wear masks inside the museum. We are also limiting our capacity to 50 registrations. If you register for the event and can no longer make it, please notify us so that we can make the seat available to a different attendee.
For those who are not comfortable attending the event in person, we will livestream the presentation on youtube. It will also be kept on our youtube page for those who want to re-visit or who are not able to attend the event.