Since its founding in 1953, the Nanaimo Historical Society has instigated a number of local history projects to commemorate important events in our local history. Stay tuned to our events section for future projects!
Initiated the formation of the Nanaimo Museum and the Nanaimo Community Archives
Development of the annual Heritage Summit the brings together groups interested in the heritage and history of the city
Initiated the heritage movement in Nanaimo and the creation of the first Heritage Advisory Committee by the city
Restoration of the original Pioneer Cemetery and placed a commemorative plaque