BIOGRAPHY Julia Armstrong has applied many of her pioneer skills into her current life the Shuswap area of BC.She lives in a log house that she and her late husband built.Member of the Woodworker’s Guild and the Spinners and Weavers, Julia enjoys creating works of fine art and utility.
The presentation alternates between photos of pioneer life in the Kootenays with flashbacks to her parents’ childhoods, her father as a hobo riding the rails during the depression, and the various other photos which depict her parents preparation for homestead life.
Julia will share her childhood adventures, challenges and the joys of a family working together.
Her book, “Throw a Saddle on a Star” will be available at this presentation.
Our VGS "Speaker Series" is all about monthly, genealogy-related gatherings, each with one or more speakers who will inform, educate and entertain you.
Doors open at pm and each event starts at pm on the 2nd Thursday of the month (except Jul and Aug) at the Gordon Head United Church Hall 4201 Tyndall Ave, Victoria, BC ~ View Map Admission is free for VGS members, and by donation for visitors and the general public.
MEMBERSHIP NOTICE: Our new membership year starts on July 1.
Membership dues can be paid at our monthly general meetings, or at our Resource Centre.
No meetings or workshops will be held in July and August, giving everyone time to enjoy the summer (although our Resource Centre will be open for research this summer). Doors open at 7pm at Gordon Head United Church, 4201 Tyndall Avenue.
Admission is free for VGS members and by donation for visitors.
Come early to view the displays and the sales table, and to network with other genealogy enthusiasts. ~ View Map VGS monthly general meetings are held July through June each year.
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