Artifact - Zori Sandals
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The Curious Collection of Anthony Taulbut: Zori Sandals

Zori are a traditional form of Japanese sandal made from wood, adapted from Geta sandals. Scrolls dating back as far as the 10th century depict people wearing Geta, and the sandals are often still worn today, though their production peaked in…
Artifact- Side saddle
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My Mission: Back to School

Side Saddle The most common ways for children to get to and from school usually include taking the bus, a ride from parents, or maybe walking or riding a bike.  Carrie Murray rode her horse.  Donated by Murray’s niece, this side saddle…
Artifact - Gold Pan
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The Curious Collection of Anthony Taulbut: Gold Pan

In the 19th century version of a ‘get-rich quick’ scheme, the Fraser River Gold Rush (1858-59) followed by the Cariboo Gold Rush (1860-63) brought a flood of hopeful gold miners to the interior of British Columbia, irrevocably altering the…
Anthony Taulbut portrait

The Curious Collection of Anthony Taulbut

In this new blog series, The Curious Collection of Mr. Taulbut, we are going to be taking a look into the life and legacy of one of Missions most prominent and intriguing figures, Anthony Taulbut. After twenty years at sea with the Royal…