Colleen Palumbo

The above photo is of Helen and Ray and their family. From left to right back row

Local couple reached their diamond milestone anniversary

Ray and Helen Tress recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary.

The above photo is of Helen and Ray and their family. From left to right back row
The Golden Museum’s outdoor exhibit building

Museum exhibit building has been restored

The museum's 30+ year-old outdoor exhibit building was completely restored over the course of the spring and summer.

The Golden Museum’s outdoor exhibit building

Maud and Bill Wenman spent 67 years devoted to each other

There wasn’t enough children in Sicamous to warrant the opening of a school so the family moved to Golden in 1906.

Martha Feuz

Celebrating the women who made Golden what it is

For this month's Turning Back the Pages, Colleen Palumbo will be honouring Women in History month.

Martha Feuz

Turning Back the Pages: Museum roof needing repairs

The following story was written by former Golden resident Peter Miller about the building of the Golden Museum.

The men who kept everything safe in Golden

Golden came together to help their sons fighting overseas

As the number of “Golden Boys” over- seas started to increase, the people came together in their support.

The men who kept everything safe in Golden
Manuel Dainard was one of the men hired by the liquor salesman Robert Baird to ensure him safe travels into the U.S.

Liquor salesman ambushed and killed near Golden in 1884

A story of robbery and murder in late 19th century Golden.

Manuel Dainard was one of the men hired by the liquor salesman Robert Baird to ensure him safe travels into the U.S.

Turning Back the Pages: The history of the United Chuch

The first building in Golden was that of Licksey Trombley’s hotel, known as the “Canada House” in 1884.

Turning Back the Pages: A look at fire safety in Golden

Golden’s fire brigade was officially incorporated on May 26, 1898 under the name “Golden Fire Engine Association, Limited”.

Pictured is the flooding of 1916. It shows just how severe it was with the boardwalks floating and water everywhere.

Turning Back the Pages: The floods of 1916

This week Colleen Palumbo looks back at a time where waters went up in Golden.

Pictured is the flooding of 1916. It shows just how severe it was with the boardwalks floating and water everywhere.
Pictured is a photo of one of the silk trains that was used to transport silk across the country. Most of the time trains only had 10 or 11 cars on this speedy journey but on at least one occasion they had 21.

Turning Back the Pages: A life in silk

Colleen Palumbo looks back at the history of moving silk across Canada.

Pictured is a photo of one of the silk trains that was used to transport silk across the country. Most of the time trains only had 10 or 11 cars on this speedy journey but on at least one occasion they had 21.
Early in May 1945 a group of concerned citizens met to discuss the need for a centralized center for social activities.  In April 1946 canvassers started a door-to-door campaign using the slogan 'It's Yours to Build. It's Yours to Enjoy.' Thomas King donated the land. Bricks and 500 bags of cement were also donated as was the labour that worked diligently to completion with the first event held on New Years Eve 1948. This picture shows the outside wasn't quite finished yet.

Turning Back the Pages: Coming to Golden in 1894

A look at the life and times of Gertrude and Charles Parson.

Early in May 1945 a group of concerned citizens met to discuss the need for a centralized center for social activities.  In April 1946 canvassers started a door-to-door campaign using the slogan 'It's Yours to Build. It's Yours to Enjoy.' Thomas King donated the land. Bricks and 500 bags of cement were also donated as was the labour that worked diligently to completion with the first event held on New Years Eve 1948. This picture shows the outside wasn't quite finished yet.
Edd & Joe Saloon was located in Donald

Turning Back the Pages: A creative stroke when looking for love

Back in the days when Donald was a busier area, young men took a different approach of finding love.

Edd & Joe Saloon was located in Donald
This is the interior of the Golden Curling Rink during a masquerade skating party. Built by local builder James Henderson in 1898

Turning Back the Pages: How curling started in Golden

Colleen Palumbo looks back at how curling came to Golden over 100 years ago.

This is the interior of the Golden Curling Rink during a masquerade skating party. Built by local builder James Henderson in 1898
This is a postcard that shows how they dealt with the heavy snowfalls and avalanches in the past. The snow and debris of an avalanche would get packed hard so the crews

Turning Back the Pages: Weather issues of the past

A look back at some of the crazy weather that hit the Golden area 50 years ago.

This is a postcard that shows how they dealt with the heavy snowfalls and avalanches in the past. The snow and debris of an avalanche would get packed hard so the crews
The attached picture is from a postcard of the Golden Arms Hotel.

Turning Back the Pages: A look back at 1923 in Golden

Colleen Palumbo takes a look back at what was happen 90 years ago in Golden.

The attached picture is from a postcard of the Golden Arms Hotel.
The interior of the OLD Golden Star office and staff.

Turning Back the Pages on some of the Golden Memories

Colleen Palumbo looks at the Conner's family and their lives in Golden.

The interior of the OLD Golden Star office and staff.
Trains (like the one pictured) have been a part of the history in and around Golden for many years.

Turning Back the Pages: Trains roll and stop in Golden

It has been 30 years sine CPR decided to make Golden a site for a repair depot.

Trains (like the one pictured) have been a part of the history in and around Golden for many years.
The attached picture was taken from the Golden Traffic bridge and shows the riverboat Marion tied up at the rear of the present Dollar Store. The river was wide enough that the craft turned around when it was finished loading or unloading and went back down river to the Columbia.

Turning Back the Pages: Golden gets organized

The following story was prepared for Golden Memories 2000 by Denise Shular.

The attached picture was taken from the Golden Traffic bridge and shows the riverboat Marion tied up at the rear of the present Dollar Store. The river was wide enough that the craft turned around when it was finished loading or unloading and went back down river to the Columbia.

Mining records shine a light on the past

In the spirit of the mining records is information from a bulletin put out by the Golden Placer & Quartz Mining Co.