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Mennonite Historical Society
of British Columbia

The MHSBC Offices are closed.
We are moving to our new home at 1818 Clearbrook Road, Abbotsford, B.C.

The Mennonite Heritage Museum
Grand Opening will be in December 2015. All are welcome!

MHSBC Genealogy Workshop

Presenters: Tim Janzen and Glenn Penner

Will be held on Saturday, March 5 at the Mennonite Heritage Museum.

At The Mennonite Heritage Museum at 1818 Clearbrook Road, Abbotsford

Ray Dirks' Exhibition - November 28, 2015 to January 29, 2016

Ray Dirks' Opening Reception - November 28, 2015 @ 2pm

Ray Dirks' Exhibition Talk - December 12, 2015, Time TBA

The Mennonite Heritage Museum at 1818 Clearbrook Road, Abbotsford
Grand opening will be in December 2015.

See the new website at: www.mennonitemuseum.org.


The Mennonite Historical Society of BC was formed in 1972 as a non-profit society to:

greeney.gif (987 bytes) collect and preserve valuable historical records
greeney.gif (987 bytes) foster awareness of Mennonite history and culture
greeney.gif (987 bytes) fund research projects related to Mennonite history
greeney.gif (987 bytes) sponsor programs and events which communicate our history and culture
greeney.gif (987 bytes) assist in publishing writings and books related to the above

Pay for your MHSBC membership using our convenient PayPal feature.

Become a MHSBC member, volunteer, donate to MHSBC online: MHSBC Membership Form.

Address:Mennonite Historical Society of BC
211 - 2825 Clearbrook Road
Abbotsford BC V2T 6S3
Email:General Inquiries: MHSBC Archives
            Genealogy: MHSBC Genealogy
Hours:9:00 am - 4:00 pm, Monday - Friday
(except statutory holidays)

New Book For Sale

Daughters in the City

by Ruth Derksen Siemens

Lieutenant Governor's Medal for Historical Writing

Reviewed in the Vancouver Sun, Saturday, May 23, 2015

Daughters in the City

See the Book Sales web page for a complete list of available titles.

Order books / CDs / DVDs online: MHSBC Order Form.

Interesting links

greeney.gif (987 bytes) MAID: Mennonite Archival Image Database

greeney.gif (987 bytes) Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online (GAMEO)

greeney.gif (987 bytes) Manitoba Mennonite Historical Society

greeney.gif (987 bytes) Mennonite Heritage Centre

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The MHSBC Archives will be closed on the following days:

Monday, 9 Feb — Family Day
Friday, 3 April — Good Friday
Monday, 6 April — Easter Monday
Monday, 18 May — Victoria Day
Wed., 1 July — Canada Day
Monday, 3 Aug — BC Day
Monday, 7 Sep — Labour Day
Monday, 12 Oct — Thanksgiving Day
Wed., 11 Nov — Remembrance Day

MHSBC is dependant on donations to support its operations. Tax-deductible receipts are provided.

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