Friday, November 28, 2008

Nanaimo Historical Society

Historical Society to Unveil
New Interpretive Signs


On Thursday, 2008-Dec-04, 12:15 p.m. the Nanaimo Historical Society, in partnership with the City of Nanaimo, will be unveiling two new interpretive signs containing the stories of nine ships associated with the history of Nanaimo’s harbour and the City’s development as a community.

Featured ships include the Sutil, Mexicana, Beaver, Maude, Nanaimo, Rainbow, Oscar, Princess Elaine, and Atrevida. The sign unveiling will take place on the downtown waterfront walk next to the “Pacific Sails” sculpture just north of the seaplane terminal.

The public is invited to attend the event and celebrate the completion of the ne interpretive panels made possible by the generous financial assistance of the Provincial Government’s B.C. 150/Spirit of B.C. funding initiative and the Nanaimo Port Authority.

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