Online Exhibits: Explore your history
Wally West set up his Prince George studio in 1946. He's been taking pictures of its places an people ever since. This site showcases his artistry and contribution to photography.
Over 4400 images, maps and documents describing the growth of our Forest Industry and other economic development.
Settlers' Effects is a collection of 10,000 photographs that depict life during the earliest days in Prince George, Mackenzie, McBride and Valemount. It is a record of the impact that people had on the landscape, and how the landscape shaped the communities socially, culturally, and environmentally.
The population of Prince George, BC grew from 4,000 in 1947 to 35,000 when the boom peaked in 1972. This exhibition presents 2,000 photographs of how people lived, what they did, and the changes they made that are still part of people's daily lives today.
In the early 1900s in the middle of British Columbia, being young was different than it is today.
Discover how people are using new tools and approaches to manage the sub-boreal forest of central British Columbia. This site looks at the ways that the values of all stakeholders and information from years of scientific research are compiled in computer models that project different scenarios to aid in forest management.
Fossils can tell us a great deal about the history of British Columbia. By examining fossils we can tell how plants and animals lived in the prehistoric period.
The Simonson Collection represents the work of Mr. Jacob Simonson, who resided in the Fort George of Central British Columbia. His works span the early part of the century, and provide a visual record of local history.