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  • Welcome To The Saturna Heritage Centre | Saturna Heritage
    history and other heritage stories of Saturna Island and its Environs The Centre operates from the re habilitated Fog Alarm Building FAB at the East Point Light Station now within the Gulf Islands National Park Reserve The Centre builds on several important initiatives to insure the project grows as a useful and popular asset for the 350 Saturna Island inhabitants visitors and other supporters Heritage Displays During the summer tourist season the spectacularly situated building is open to the public with heritage displays and volunteer attendants Themes focus on events connected to Saturna Island The facilities can also be used for meetings and functions on arrangement The facilities adapt into a useful editing studio and member workspace during the winter season Saturna Digital Archives The Centre is collecting digitizing and properly filing historical images related to our community heritage This accessible data base provides a broad range of searchable historical information to the community at FAB and also a selected range for the public via the Centre s web site These archives are a very useful database for our own story telling Documentary Production The Centre enhances the visitor experience by through the use of audio visual presentations Numerous video history vignettes have been produced with the help of skilled filmmakers Some of these are already available on our web site and all can be easily selected and viewed inside the Heritage Centre The operational goal is to develop the necessary skills within the Centre membership to self produce many more video heritage stories as an integral part of our community activities Creative Internet Presence The Centre is working to improve this site by adding more information and interactivity for both members and the public The gaming engine technology has potential to present heritage information in novel and compelling forms

    Original URL path: http://www.saturnaheritage.ca/ (2015-04-05)
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  • Archives | Saturna Heritage
    fab on Sat 08 07 2010 11 40 Login or register to post comments Welcome to the main archives of Saturna Heritage Saturna Lighthouse Lamb Barbecue Audio Archives Saturna Lighthouse Explore Saturna Virtual East Point Visit the Fog Alarm Building in a virtual recreation of Saturna s scenic East Point Board the Santa Saturnina Walk the deck of the Santa Saturnina off Saturna Island s East Point while the sun

    Original URL path: http://www.saturnaheritage.ca/node/7 (2015-04-05)
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  • Saturna Stories | Saturna Heritage
    which brought the first Europeans around East Point in 1791 to view the marvelous open inner gulf for the first time The following year Captains Dionisio Galiano and Cayetano Valdez arrived in the Sutil and the Mexicana just preceding Captain George Vancouver who arrived with the Discovery and Chatham And it was the famous united States Exploring Expedition of 1841 that actually named East Point Santa Saturnina June 15 th 1791 Vancouver s Discovery and Chatham meet the Spanish goletas Contemporary Artist View of Mexicana and Sutil 3 The Boundary Story The history of the international boundary clearly visible from East Point including the disputes over its location and the famous Pig War contesting ownership of the nearby San Juan Islands is a story full of fascinating characters events and nearby sites Rear Admiral Baynes Pender The British Flagship HMS Ganges English Camp Garrison Bay on San Juan Island Captain George Pickett and the American Camp 4 Local Island History Saturna Island s own first nation pioneer and more recent history are rich and vivid sources of stories and themes The centre has chosen to display stories of the first European settlers utilizing a collection odf early photographs 5 The

    Original URL path: http://www.saturnaheritage.ca/stories (2015-04-05)
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  • History of the Fog Alarm Building | Saturna Heritage
    Gulf Islands now a multi use community operated centre almost became a pile of wood and nails in the back of a garbage truck The story of how the Fog Alarm Building was saved and rehabilitated by the community speaks not just to how Saturna Islanders tackled this particular project but to how they tackle so many projects on their island as a cohesive well knit community that consistently takes on tasks much larger communities would struggle with with examples ranging from their innovative recycling system to the Ecological Education Centre EEC and of course the Fog Alarm Building The Lighthouse Keepers Living in a lighthouse usually in a remote often cold and certainly wet locations is not for everyone But before the automation of the lights up and down Canada s coastline the longest national coastline in the world the role of lighthouse keeper was incredibly important to commerce and remote communities Diaphone Fog Alarm Technology As any sailor worth his salt at the end of the 19th century could have told you a lighthouse wasn t much use if all the light around you was obscured by the thick banks of fog that often blanket the treacherous channels

    Original URL path: http://www.saturnaheritage.ca/history (2015-04-05)
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  • Contact | Saturna Heritage
    using the contact form below Your name Your e mail address Subject Message Math question 15 0 Solve this simple math problem and enter the result E g for 1 3 enter 4 Explore Saturna Virtual East Point Visit the Fog Alarm Building in a virtual recreation of Saturna s scenic East Point Board the Santa Saturnina Walk the deck of the Santa Saturnina off Saturna Island s East Point

    Original URL path: http://www.saturnaheritage.ca/contact (2015-04-05)
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  • User account | Saturna Heritage
    new password Username Enter your Saturna Heritage username Password Enter the password that accompanies your username Math question 6 11 Solve this simple math problem and enter the result E g for 1 3 enter 4 Explore Saturna Virtual East Point Visit the Fog Alarm Building in a virtual recreation of Saturna s scenic East Point Board the Santa Saturnina Walk the deck of the Santa Saturnina off Saturna Island

    Original URL path: http://www.saturnaheritage.ca/user/login?destination=comment%2Freply%2F7%23comment-form (2015-04-05)
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  • User account | Saturna Heritage
    e mails from the system will be sent to this address The e mail address is not made public and will only be used if you wish to receive a new password or wish to receive certain news or notifications by e mail Math question 4 12 Solve this simple math problem and enter the result E g for 1 3 enter 4 Explore Saturna Virtual East Point Visit the

    Original URL path: http://www.saturnaheritage.ca/user/register?destination=comment%2Freply%2F7%23comment-form (2015-04-05)
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  • Lamb Barbecue | Saturna Heritage
    Lamb Barbecue Submitted by fab on Sat 08 07 2010 12 22 Login or register to post comments Historical Lamb Barbecue Photos Fog Alarm Building Renovations up Audio Archives Explore Saturna Virtual East Point Visit the Fog Alarm Building in a virtual recreation of Saturna s scenic East Point Board the Santa Saturnina Walk the deck of the Santa Saturnina off Saturna Island s East Point while the sun sets

    Original URL path: http://www.saturnaheritage.ca/node/10 (2015-04-05)
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