In Pictures: The Revelstoke Museum’s Multicultural Heritage Picnic in the Park
By David F. Rooney
You know history is not a dead and dusty thing hidden away in the closet of Revelstoke’s collective life when a community event with an historical theme draws hundreds of people out for a day in the park — Farwell Park, that is.
For Farwell Park commemorates the city’s first name, Farwell, and the Revelstoke Museum & Archives’ Multicultural Heritage Picnic in the Park on Sunday marked the 125th anniversary of Farwell’s founding.
A number of people — not just museum volunteers — latched onto the historical theme and ran with it and there was lots to do during the event. In fact, here are a few few photos so you can see for yourself: