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Labour Day Closure

We are closed for the Labour Day weekend and will re-open for tours on Tuesday at 1 PM.

Storytime on the Porch

Storytime on the Porch is a speaker series aimed at engaging adults and seniors with local heritage. Attendees have the opportunity to share and swap stories with long-term residents of the City of Abbotsford and the Fraser Valley in a low-key and comfortable setting.

Matsqui Walking Tour

Meet us in the parking lot of the Matsqui Community Hall for a guided walking tour of historic Matsqui Village! Attendees will have a chance to learn about the creation of Matsqui Village, to hear stories about the region’s Scandinavian roots and to discuss and discover Matsqui’s built heritage.

Book Launch!

Local centenarian and longtime Heritage Abbotsford Society supporter, Ernie Poignant, is launching his latest 126-page cartoon book Welcome to the Past! In celebration of the launch, join us from 1:30 PM to 3 PM on Friday, July 19th! Hosted at Trethewey House Heritage Site, you can: meet Ernie himself, enjoy refreshments, and socialize! All proceeds of this softcover book will go to the Society. No registration is necessary.

May Site Closure

Trethewey House Heritage Site will be closed from Friday, May 17th to Monday, May 20th. Please come to our local history event in partnership with the University of the Fraser Valley’s History Department on the 17th from 10 am to 3 pm. More information can be found here.

Heritage Site Office Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00am-5:00pm
(Closed for lunch 12pm-1pm)

Trethewey House Tours:
Monday-Friday: 1:00pm - 4:00pm