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July 2017
02
July
11:00 am — 12:30 pm
@ Fernie Museum
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Historic Walking Tour – The 1908 Great Fire

On the surface, Fernie might seem like any mountain town: beautiful vistas, interesting shops, and over 90 accessible hiking and biking trails. But if you dig a little deeper, you will discover a rich and dramatic history. In 1908, the mines of the Elk Valley were booming. Fernie, as a thriving regional hub, had grown to a population of nearly 6,000 people from nearly every corner of the world. On August 1, 1908 tragedy again struck this mining community. In…

02
July
2:00 pm — 3:30 pm
@ Fernie Museum
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Historic Walking Tour – Rum Running and Whiskey Six

On the surface, Fernie might seem like any mountain town: beautiful vistas, interesting shops, and over 90 accessible hiking and biking trails.But if you dig a little deeper, you will discover a rich and dramatic history. Discover the story of the three larger-than-life king-pin Rum Runners – Emilio Picariello, Jack Wilson and Mark Rogers – who ruled the illicit liquor trade from Lethbridge to Fernie down as far as Spokane, Washington. Tickets are $10 and are available at the Fernie…

08
July
11:00 am — 12:30 pm
@ Fernie Museum
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Historic Walking Tour – Rum Running and Whiskey Six

On the surface, Fernie might seem like any mountain town: beautiful vistas, interesting shops, and over 90 accessible hiking and biking trails.But if you dig a little deeper, you will discover a rich and dramatic history. Discover the story of the three larger-than-life king-pin Rum Runners – Emilio Picariello, Jack Wilson and Mark Rogers – who ruled the illicit liquor trade from Lethbridge to Fernie down as far as Spokane, Washington. Tickets are $10 and are available at the Fernie…

08
July
2:00 pm — 3:30 pm
@ Fernie Museum
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The 1908 Great Fire Walking Tour

On the surface, Fernie might seem like any mountain town: beautiful vistas, interesting shops, and over 90 accessible hiking and biking trails. But if you dig a little deeper, you will discover a rich and dramatic history. In 1908, the mines of the Elk Valley were booming. Fernie, as a thriving regional hub, had grown to a population of nearly 6,000 people from nearly every corner of the world. On August 1, 1908 tragedy again struck this mining community. In…

09
July
11:00 am — 12:30 pm
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Historic Walking Tour – The 1908 Great Fire

On the surface, Fernie might seem like any mountain town: beautiful vistas, interesting shops, and over 90 accessible hiking and biking trails. But if you dig a little deeper, you will discover a rich and dramatic history. In 1908, the mines of the Elk Valley were booming. Fernie, as a thriving regional hub, had grown to a population of nearly 6,000 people from nearly every corner of the world. On August 1, 1908 tragedy again struck this mining community. In…

09
July
2:00 pm — 3:30 pm
@ Fernie Museum
Learn More

Historic Walking Tour – Rum Running and Whiskey Six

On the surface, Fernie might seem like any mountain town: beautiful vistas, interesting shops, and over 90 accessible hiking and biking trails.But if you dig a little deeper, you will discover a rich and dramatic history. Discover the story of the three larger-than-life king-pin Rum Runners – Emilio Picariello, Jack Wilson and Mark Rogers – who ruled the illicit liquor trade from Lethbridge to Fernie down as far as Spokane, Washington. Tickets are $10 and are available at the Fernie…

15
July
11:00 am — 12:30 pm
@ Fernie Museum
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The 1908 Great Fire Historic Walking Tour

On the surface, Fernie might seem like any mountain town: beautiful vistas, interesting shops, and over 90 accessible hiking and biking trails. But if you dig a little deeper, you will discover a rich and dramatic history. In 1908, the mines of the Elk Valley were booming. Fernie, as a thriving regional hub, had grown to a population of nearly 6,000 people from nearly every corner of the world. On August 1, 1908 tragedy again struck this mining community. In…

15
July
2:00 pm — 3:30 pm
@ Fernie Museum
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Historic Cemetery Tours – Fernie Trailblazers

TOUR OVERVIEW St. Margaret’s Cemetery, like much of Fernie, was established by the Crow’s Nest Pass Coal Company o provide a burial place for those who perished from disease or disaster. In continuous operation since in the late 1800s. As a result, the cemetery tells the stories of those that came to Fernie from across Canada and around the globe seeking a better life and to profit in one fashion or another from the rich coal seams of the Elk…

16
July
11:00 am — 12:30 pm
@ Fernie Museum
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Historic Walking Tour – Rum Running and Whiskey Six

On the surface, Fernie might seem like any mountain town: beautiful vistas, interesting shops, and over 90 accessible hiking and biking trails.But if you dig a little deeper, you will discover a rich and dramatic history. Discover the story of the three larger-than-life king-pin Rum Runners – Emilio Picariello, Jack Wilson and Mark Rogers – who ruled the illicit liquor trade from Lethbridge to Fernie down as far as Spokane, Washington. Tickets are $10 and are available at the Fernie…

16
July
2:00 pm — 3:30 pm
@ Fernie Museum
Learn More

The 1908 Great Fire Historic Walking Tour

On the surface, Fernie might seem like any mountain town: beautiful vistas, interesting shops, and over 90 accessible hiking and biking trails. But if you dig a little deeper, you will discover a rich and dramatic history. In 1908, the mines of the Elk Valley were booming. Fernie, as a thriving regional hub, had grown to a population of nearly 6,000 people from nearly every corner of the world. On August 1, 1908 tragedy again struck this mining community. In…

22
July
11:00 am — 12:30 pm
@ Fernie Museum
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The 1908 Great Fire Historic Walking Tour

On the surface, Fernie might seem like any mountain town: beautiful vistas, interesting shops, and over 90 accessible hiking and biking trails. But if you dig a little deeper, you will discover a rich and dramatic history. In 1908, the mines of the Elk Valley were booming. Fernie, as a thriving regional hub, had grown to a population of nearly 6,000 people from nearly every corner of the world. On August 1, 1908 tragedy again struck this mining community. In…

22
July
1:00 pm — 5:00 pm
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Exploring the Ruins – Michel, Middletown and Natal

TOUR OVERVIEW The Crow’s Nest Pass Coal Company established the Michel mine in 1899 and was the last underground mines to close in the Elk Valley in 1964. The towns of Michel, Natal and Middletown grew up around the mine. After the mines closed, these were demolished, forcing residents to relocate to Sparwood or Fernie. Some residents left and never came back. This bus tour explores where the three towns and mine operations once existed and includes a visit to…

23
July
11:00 am — 12:30 pm
@ Fernie Museum
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The 1908 Great Fire Historic Walking Tour

On the surface, Fernie might seem like any mountain town: beautiful vistas, interesting shops, and over 90 accessible hiking and biking trails. But if you dig a little deeper, you will discover a rich and dramatic history. In 1908, the mines of the Elk Valley were booming. Fernie, as a thriving regional hub, had grown to a population of nearly 6,000 people from nearly every corner of the world. On August 1, 1908 tragedy again struck this mining community. In…

23
July
2:00 pm — 3:30 pm
@ Fernie Museum
Learn More

Historic Walking Tour – Rum Running and Whiskey Six

On the surface, Fernie might seem like any mountain town: beautiful vistas, interesting shops, and over 90 accessible hiking and biking trails.But if you dig a little deeper, you will discover a rich and dramatic history. Discover the story of the three larger-than-life king-pin Rum Runners – Emilio Picariello, Jack Wilson and Mark Rogers – who ruled the illicit liquor trade from Lethbridge to Fernie down as far as Spokane, Washington. Tickets are $10 and are available at the Fernie…

29
July
11:00 am — 12:30 pm
@ Fernie Museum
Learn More

The 1908 Great Fire Historic Walking Tour

On the surface, Fernie might seem like any mountain town: beautiful vistas, interesting shops, and over 90 accessible hiking and biking trails. But if you dig a little deeper, you will discover a rich and dramatic history. In 1908, the mines of the Elk Valley were booming. Fernie, as a thriving regional hub, had grown to a population of nearly 6,000 people from nearly every corner of the world. On August 1, 1908 tragedy again struck this mining community. In…

29
July
1:00 pm — 5:00 pm
@ Fernie Museum
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Historic Cemeteries Tour – Hosmer

TOUR OVERVIEW The Hosmer Cemetery was in operation from 1906 to the 1920s,. This tour explores the Hosmer cemetery, located a short hike above the site of the Hosmer mine plant and townsite. This bus tour includes a visit to both the Fernie Museum and the Museum’s Hosmer exhibit at the Hosmer Community Hall along with light refreshments. TICKETS Tickets are $30 per person and include transportation to and from Hosmer, admission to the Fernie Museum, and light refreshments. Tickets…

30
July
11:00 am — 12:30 pm
@ Fernie Museum
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Historic Walking Tour – Rum Running and Whiskey Six

On the surface, Fernie might seem like any mountain town: beautiful vistas, interesting shops, and over 90 accessible hiking and biking trails.But if you dig a little deeper, you will discover a rich and dramatic history. Discover the story of the three larger-than-life king-pin Rum Runners – Emilio Picariello, Jack Wilson and Mark Rogers – who ruled the illicit liquor trade from Lethbridge to Fernie down as far as Spokane, Washington. Tickets are $10 and are available at the Fernie…

30
July
2:00 pm — 3:30 pm
@ Fernie Museum
Learn More

The 1908 Great Fire Historic Walking Tour

On the surface, Fernie might seem like any mountain town: beautiful vistas, interesting shops, and over 90 accessible hiking and biking trails. But if you dig a little deeper, you will discover a rich and dramatic history. In 1908, the mines of the Elk Valley were booming. Fernie, as a thriving regional hub, had grown to a population of nearly 6,000 people from nearly every corner of the world. On August 1, 1908 tragedy again struck this mining community. In…

August 2017
05
August
1:00 pm — 5:00 pm
@ Fernie Museum
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Exploring the Ruins Bus Tour – Hosmer

TOUR OVERVIEW The Canadian Pacific Railway established the Hosmer mine in 1906 and operated the mine until its sudden closure in 1914. A true company town, the town of Hosmer grew up around the mine with a population of over 1,200 when production at the mine peaked. This bus tour explores where the townsite once existed and the ruins of the Hosmer mine plant.  It includes a visit to both the Fernie Museum and the Museum’s Hosmer exhibit at the…

05
August
2:00 pm — 3:30 pm
@ Fernie Museum
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Historic Walking Tour – The 1908 Great Fire

On the surface, Fernie might seem like any mountain town: beautiful vistas, interesting shops, and over 90 accessible hiking and biking trails. But if you dig a little deeper, you will discover a rich and dramatic history. In 1908, the mines of the Elk Valley were booming. Fernie, as a thriving regional hub, had grown to a population of nearly 6,000 people from nearly every corner of the world. On August 1, 1908 tragedy again struck this mining community. In…

06
August
11:00 am — 12:30 pm
@ Fernie Museum
Learn More

The 1908 Great Fire Historic Walking Tour

On the surface, Fernie might seem like any mountain town: beautiful vistas, interesting shops, and over 90 accessible hiking and biking trails. But if you dig a little deeper, you will discover a rich and dramatic history. In 1908, the mines of the Elk Valley were booming. Fernie, as a thriving regional hub, had grown to a population of nearly 6,000 people from nearly every corner of the world. On August 1, 1908 tragedy again struck this mining community. In…

06
August
2:00 pm — 3:30 pm
@ Fernie Museum
Learn More

Historic Walking Tour – Rum Running and Whiskey Six

On the surface, Fernie might seem like any mountain town: beautiful vistas, interesting shops, and over 90 accessible hiking and biking trails.But if you dig a little deeper, you will discover a rich and dramatic history. Discover the story of the three larger-than-life king-pin Rum Runners – Emilio Picariello, Jack Wilson and Mark Rogers – who ruled the illicit liquor trade from Lethbridge to Fernie down as far as Spokane, Washington. Tickets are $10 and are available at the Fernie…

12
August
11:00 am — 12:30 pm
@ Fernie Museum
Learn More

Historic Walking Tour – Rum Running and Whiskey Six

On the surface, Fernie might seem like any mountain town: beautiful vistas, interesting shops, and over 90 accessible hiking and biking trails.But if you dig a little deeper, you will discover a rich and dramatic history. Discover the story of the three larger-than-life king-pin Rum Runners – Emilio Picariello, Jack Wilson and Mark Rogers – who ruled the illicit liquor trade from Lethbridge to Fernie down as far as Spokane, Washington. Tickets are $10 and are available at the Fernie…

12
August
1:00 pm — 2:30 pm
@ Fernie Museum
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Historic Cemetery Tours – Disasters and Delinquents

TOUR OVERVIEW St. Margaret’s Cemetery, like much of Fernie, was established by the Crow’s Nest Pass Coal Company o provide a burial place for those who perished from disease or disaster. In continuous operation since in the late 1800s. As a result, the cemetery tells the stories of those that came to Fernie from across Canada and around the globe seeking a better life and to profit in one fashion or another from the rich coal seams of the Elk…

13
August
11:00 am — 12:30 pm
@ Fernie Museum
Learn More

Historic Walking Tour -The 1908 Great Fire

On the surface, Fernie might seem like any mountain town: beautiful vistas, interesting shops, and over 90 accessible hiking and biking trails. But if you dig a little deeper, you will discover a rich and dramatic history. In 1908, the mines of the Elk Valley were booming. Fernie, as a thriving regional hub, had grown to a population of nearly 6,000 people from nearly every corner of the world. On August 1, 1908 tragedy again struck this mining community. In…

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