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“history of the boundary area”

Boundary Museum & Interpretive Centre
Ranked #4 of 22 things to do in Grand Forks
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Owner description: The Boundary Museum Society was established in 1958, and incorporated in 1980. From its inception until 2009, the Boundary Museum Society operated out of the downtown core of Grand Forks, BC. In 2009, the Boundary Museum moved into the former Fructova School, now called the Fructova Heritage Site. The Fructova Heritage Site was built by the Christian Communities of Universal Brotherhood (CCUB) Doukhobors in 1929 as a facility to teach English and academics to the Doukhobor children of the Boundary area. The school was in use until the late 1940's. The Boundary Museum currently features five larger exhibits - the Doukhobors, a schoolroom, local wildlife & environment, historic store in addition to several smaller exhibits on First Peoples, China town in Grand Forks, forestry, sports, and music. Exhibits change from time to time. You will also see a Doukhobor bread oven and perhaps be able to participate in bread making or other activities in the summer months.
Grand Forks, Canada
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“history of the boundary area”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2012

took a few years to get it up and running but is very interesting history of the mining of days gone by plus the early settlers of the area., A must see if you are in the area !!!

Visited September 2011
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Boundary Museum a, Manager at Boundary Museum & Interpretive Centre, responded to this review, 14 November 2014
Dear mary1335,

Thank you for stopping by the Boundary Museum & Interpretive Centre. The move from our previous location downtown to the Fructova Heritage site was difficult but we are so happy with our choice. The surrounding hillsides and scenery is gorgeous. Being located in the old Fructova School makes history even more tangible to visitors, as well as making us the perfect spot for events (ie. festivals, weddings, picnics, anniversaries, birthdays, and more). We have many informative exhibits on the history of the Boundary area and are pleased that you enjoyed them. Thank you for your kind words. Please come again soon.

If you have any further comments or questions please don't hesitate to contact us. Thank you.

Sincerely,

Boundary Museum & Interpretive Centre
6145 Reservoir Road, Grand Forks, BC
Ph. (250) - 442 - 3737
boundarymuseum.com
boundarymuse@shaw.ca
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