Bowen’s Stories

Everyone has a story. Each memory adds something special to the Museum & Archives. They provide inspiration, motivation against adversities, and a connection to the past. Researchers, family members, and the community come into the archives searching for a story from the past that provides a meaningful connection to them in some way, shape, or form.

 If you would like to contribute to the recorded history of Bowen, one way is to fill out the form below. The information will be added to our digital database.

 

First Name (required)

Last Name (required)

Your Email (optional)

Your Phone Number (optional)

Your Birthday

Family (your spouse/partner, children, parents, siblings, etc.)

Current residence on Bowen
Permanent Summer Former 

When did you move to Bowen Island?

Why did you move to Bowen Island? What motivated you? What made you stay?

Childhood: Where did you grow up? Favourite games and activities? Favourite memories?

Education: Where did you go to school? Higher education, degrees, field of study? Extracurricular activities?

Career/livelihood?

After retirement, what did you do?

Your hobbies, interests, community involvement?

Anything else you wish to share? (ex. memory, comment, etc.)

 

*NOTE: This form is intended for use at the Bowen Island Museum & Archives. The information will be added to the biography collections in the database, archived for future use. It will be accessible to the Bowen Island Museum & Archives, researchers, and community members upon request. Please consider the use of this information when filling out the form. Thank you for taking the time to enrich our archives to keep the history of Bowen Island alive and obtainable for all.

Bowen Island
Museum & Archives

1014 Miller Road
P.O. Box 97
Bowen Island, BC
V0N 1G1, Canada

Summer Hours:
Mid-May to August 31
Monday - Sunday
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Museum Hours:
September - May
Wednesday, Friday & Sunday
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Archive Hours:
September - May
Tuesday, Wednesday & Sunday
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Admission is by donation

Phone: 604-947-2655