Local History


Managed by the Squamish Public Library

Squamish Digital History Collection The Squamish Public Library manages a digital collection of hundreds of historical photographs, newspapers (1948-2001), and audio recordings.
Squamish Digital History – Special Collections This group of collections, managed by the Squamish Public Library, includes items from the Howe Sounds Drama Club, Mt. Sedgwick Register and the Squamish Chamber of Commerce, Board of Trade, 1924-1994.
Squamish Pioneers – Audio Recordings Audio recordings of interviews with Squamish pioneers.
Squamish Nation Legends and Stories First and second-hand accounts of legends and stories of the Squamish Nation, including the Creation Story of the Squamish People, the meanings of many Squamish place-names, the stories and importance behind traditional foods, and conversations and stories from Squamish Chiefs and other community members.
Squamish Nation Resources Resources, history, and interviews related to the Squamish Nation and its members, customs, traditions, and history.
Squamish and Settler History History of colonization of Squamish by Europeans, early Squamish settlers and their lives, and the various people groups which came to Squamish after initial European contact.

External Local History Sites

Britannia Mine Museum – National Historic Site
The Mill at Britannia Mine
Squamish Historical Society
West Coast Railway Association