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Featured Virtual Displays


The 2016 display for our Natural History Exhibit looks at the impact of local population growth on our wildlife and their ecosystems. VIEW

PoCo Stories is a selection of panels that reflect the changing face of Port Coquitlam. They are divided into the areas of BUILDINGS, ARTS AND CULTURE, EVENTS and PEOPLE

The inaugural display for our new Natural History Exhibit focuses on local impacts of the last Ice Age using a variety of hands on and multimedia displays. VIEW

A look at Port Coquitlam's evolving \"Main Street\" with a focus on the iconic Pop's Cafe. VIEW

2014 marked the 100th anniversary of the start of World War One in Europe. We follow a well-known father and son from PoCo on their journey to the Western Front and back. VIEW

We are surrounded by rivers in Port Coquitlam. This exhibit takes a look at some of the unique local stories and characters related to our rivers. VIEW

This is the story of Port Coquitlam's founding and these stories formed the backbone of our initial display at the opening of Heritage at Leigh Square.VIEW

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100 Years Since WW1

100 Years Since WW1: [PDF] Westminster Junction to the Western Front

100 Years Since WW1: [PDF] Port Coquitlam Before the War

100 Years Since WW1: [PDF] Social Media, Circa 1914

100 Years Since WW1: [PDF] Journey to the Western Front

100 Years Since WW1: [PDF] Father and Son, Side by Side

100 Years Since WW1: [PDF] Canadian Railway Troops

100 Years Since WW1: [PDF] Progression of Battle

100 Years Since WW1: [PDF] Tom Routley Gets a Military Medal

100 Years Since WW1: [PDF] Thomas and Harold

100 Years Since WW1: [PDF] The Last Post

Arts and Culture

Arts and Culture: The PoCo Heritage Story

Arts and Culture: Peter Carter-Page and The Wild Duck Inn

Car Show

Car Show: [PDF] Unforgettable, A Story of a Special Car by James Peters

First Nations

First Nations: The Story of the Sto:lo People

Heritage Afloat

Heritage Afloat: [PDF] Eve Forrest - Breaking New Ground

Heritage Afloat: [PDF] Douglas Island - A Natural and Historical Treasure

Heritage Afloat: [PDF] Powering Essondale - Barging Coal Up the Coquitlam

Heritage Afloat: [PDF] Ken Mackenzie - A River is a River

Heritage Afloat: [PDF] Captain Benneck - The Ferryman of Pitt Lake

Historical Continuum

Historical Continuum: Introduction

Historical Continuum: Natural History

Historical Continuum: Natural History and First Nations

Historical Continuum: 1800 to 1860

Historical Continuum: The Founding Years 1861 to 1884

Historical Continuum: The Founding Years 1885 to 1890

Historical Continuum: The Founding Years 1891 to 1899

Historical Continuum: The Founding Years 1900 to 1905

Historical Continuum: The Founding Years 1906 to 1911

Historical Continuum: The Founding Years 1912 to 1913

Historical Continuum: The War Years 1914 to 1918

Historical Continuum: The War Years 1919 to 1928

Historical Continuum: The War Years 1929 to 1945

Historical Continuum: The Post War Boom 1946 to 1960

Historical Continuum: The Expansion Years 1961 to 1969

Historical Continuum: The Expansion Years 1970 to 1979

Historical Continuum: The Expansion Years 1980 to 1990

Historical Continuum: The Expansion Years 1991 to 1999

Historical Continuum: The New Millennium 2000 to 2008

Historical Continuum: Beyond

Hometown Heroes

Hometown Heroes: Hometown Hero

Hometown Heroes: Blazing a Trail For All To Enjoy

Hometown Heroes: Rowland and Gates, Champions of Lacrosse

Main Street PoCo

Main Street PoCo: Main Street PoCo

Main Street PoCo: Pops "Good Eats" Cafe

Main Street PoCo: Pops "Good Eats" Cafe (contd)

Main Street PoCo: Moving Main Street (By Acts of God and Man)

Natural History

Natural History: [PDF] Our Community at Work - Burke Mountain Naturalists

Natural History: The Great Circle of Life

Natural History - (un)Natural Selection

Natural History - (un)Natural Selection: [PDF] Unnatural Selection

Natural History - (un)Natural Selection: [PDF] Ecosystems

Natural History - (un)Natural Selection: [PDF] Food Webs

Natural History - (un)Natural Selection: [PDF] Natural vs. Artifical Selection

Natural History - (un)Natural Selection: [PDF] Local Impacts

Natural History - (un)Natural Selection: [PDF] Conflict vs. Co-existence

Natural History - (un)Natural Selection: [PDF] A Helping Hand

Natural History - (un)Natural Selection: [PDF] Animal Stories

Natural History - (un)Natural Selection: Who Am I?

Natural History - Ice Age

Natural History - Ice Age: [PDF] Ice Age, The Big Picture

Natural History - Ice Age: [PDF] Ice Age, Looking for Clues

Natural History - Ice Age: [PDF] Coming Soon, A New Ice Age?

Natural History - Ice Age: [PDF] Vancouver, Watch for Icebergs

Natural History - Ice Age: [PDF] How to Grow a Glacier

Natural History - Ice Age: [PDF] Ground on the Rebound

Natural History - Ice Age: [PDF] Pirates of the Fraser

Natural History - Ice Age: Changing Coastlines

Natural History - Ice Age: Changing Coastlines - Pitt River Valley (video)

Natural History - Ice Age: The Ice Age Challenge

Natures Fury

Natures Fury: Nature`s Fury

PoCo Stories - Arts

PoCo Stories - Arts: [PDF] Arts and Culture - Adrian Walker

PoCo Stories - Arts: [PDF] Arts and Culture - J. Alexine Law

PoCo Stories - Arts: [PDF] Arts and Culture - The Bird and The Lion

PoCo Stories - Arts: [PDF] Arts and Culture - Coastal Sound Music Academy

PoCo Stories - Arts: [PDF] Arts and Culture - Colin Craig

PoCo Stories - Arts: [PDF] Arts and Culture - Gerry Thompson

PoCo Stories - Arts: [PDF] Arts and Culture - Graham Myers

PoCo Stories - Arts: [PDF] Arts and Culture - Nikki Hillman

PoCo Stories - Arts: [PDF] Arts and Culture - Steve Sainas

PoCo Stories - Arts: [PDF] Arts and Culture - Thelka Wright

PoCo Stories - Arts: [PDF] Arts and Culture - Tom Argue

PoCo Stories - Arts: [PDF] Arts and Culture - Vita Artes Performance Academy

PoCo Stories - Buildings

PoCo Stories - Buildings: [PDF] ISE: The Changing Face of Port Coquitlam

PoCo Stories - Buildings: [PDF] Metro Ford: The Changing Face of Port Coquitlam

PoCo Stories - Buildings: [PDF] Overwaitea: The Changing Face of Port Coquitlam

PoCo Stories - Buildings: [PDF] Pets: The Changing Face of Port Coquitlam

PoCo Stories - Buildings: [PDF] PoCo Place Mall: The Changing Face of Port Coquitlam

PoCo Stories - Buildings: [PDF] Storage Facilities: The Changing Face of Port Coquitlam

PoCo Stories - Buildings: [PDF] Towers: The Changing Face of Port Coquitlam

PoCo Stories - Buildings: [PDF] City Hall: The Changing Face of Port Coquitlam

PoCo Stories - Buildings: [PDF] Catholic Churches: The Changing Face of Port Coquitlam

PoCo Stories - Buildings: [PDF] The George Black Home: The Changing Face of Port Coquitlam

PoCo Stories - Buildings: [PDF] Hotels: The Changing Face of Port Coquitlam

PoCo Stories - Buildings: [PDF] Multi Family Housing: The Changing Face of Port Coquitlam

PoCo Stories - Events

PoCo Stories - Events: [PDF] Events - Greek Day

PoCo Stories - Events: [PDF] Events - Heritage at Leigh Square

PoCo Stories - Events: [PDF] Events - Polish Days, Tri City Polonez

PoCo Stories - Events: [PDF] Events - Port Coquitlam Downtown Car Show

PoCo Stories - Events: [PDF] Events - Port Coquitlam Centennial 2013 (part 1)

PoCo Stories - Events: [PDF] Events - Port Coquitlam Centennial 2013 (part 2)

PoCo Stories - Events: [PDF] Events - Harvest Festival

PoCo Stories - Events: [PDF] Events - Hyde Creek Salmon Festival

PoCo Stories - Events: [PDF] Events - May Day

PoCo Stories - Events: [PDF] Events - Olympic Torch Run (2010)

PoCo Stories - Events: [PDF] Events - Rick Hansen 25th Anniversary

PoCo Stories - Events: [PDF] Events - Terry Fox Hometown Run

PoCo Stories - People

PoCo Stories - People: [PDF] People - Ada Con

PoCo Stories - People: [PDF] People - Bea Kelly

PoCo Stories - People: [PDF] People - Bev Moulds

PoCo Stories - People: [PDF] People - Don Gillespie

PoCo Stories - People: [PDF] People - Granny Smith

PoCo Stories - People: [PDF] People - Julianna Yung

PoCo Stories - People: [PDF] People - Lois McCrady

PoCo Stories - People: [PDF] People - Mary Ness

PoCo Stories - People: [PDF] People - Samantha Seney

Politics

Politics: [PDF] Mayors and Council 1913 to 2013

Politics: [External] History of Port Coquitlam City Hall

The MayDay Tradition

The MayDay Tradition: Enduring Traditions, May Day in Port Coquitlam

The MayDay Tradition: Port Coquitlam May Queens, 1923 - 2013

The MayDay Tradition: [External] History comes alive in Queen Amelia story

Transportation and Industry

Transportation and Industry: The 3716, Our Train

Transportation and Industry: Putting The Port In Coquitlam - A Brief Foray Into Shipbuilding

Transportation and Industry: The Life and Times Of The CPR Roundhouse

Transportation and Industry: Pittsburgh Of The North

Transportation and Industry: Dominion and Smoky Smith

Transportation and Industry: Capt. Bill Benneck made a life on the waters off PoCo - PoCo Heritage

Transportation and Industry: A Sisterhood Of The Traveling River

War and Sacrifice

War and Sacrifice: A Man For Hard Times

War and Sacrifice: War and Sacrifice

War and Sacrifice: See You When I Get Back

War and Sacrifice: Remembrance Day Vignettes 2012

Where Rivers Meet Rails

Where Rivers Meet Rails: Discovery and Beginnings

Where Rivers Meet Rails: Westminster Junction, Where it all Began

Where Rivers Meet Rails: Port Coquitlam is Born, An Optimistic Beginning

Where Rivers Meet Rails: Port Coquitlam is Born, The Inauguration

Where Rivers Meet Rails: School Days - The Early Years

Where Rivers Meet Rails: [PDF] Port Coquitlam History at a Glance

Where Rivers Meet Rails: Rivers, Rails and Roots (video)

Where Rivers Meet Rails: Surrounded by Rivers

Where Rivers Meet Rails: How Port Coquitlam Developed

Where Rivers Meet Rails: [External] Port Coquitlam turns 100

Where Rivers Meet Rails: [PDF] Heritage Resource Inventory Chronology

Where Rivers Meet Rails: The Early Years 1911-1913




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