During the summer of 1918, a conscientious objector and labour organizer in British Columbia was shot to death while trying to evade conscription.
More than a century later, an innovative museum project exploring the tragic life and death of Albert “Ginger” Goodwin has won the country’s top award for community history programming.
The Cumberland Museum and Archives will receive the Governor General’s History Award for Excellence in Community Programming for its project, the 100th Anniversary of the Death of Albert “Ginger” Goodwin. The award recognizes innovative projects that encourage communities to explore and share unique aspects of the past.
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