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A group of young nurses with two doctors and a pram in front of the old Nanaimo Hospital

Students in front of the Nanaimo's Central School
Nanaimo's historical timeline
was published in Jan Peterson's book A Place in Time: Nanaimo Chronicles.  Thank you Jan for granting permission for us to publish the timeline on our website.  We would also like to thank Jan for her genereous donation of all proceeds from the sale of the above mentioned book.  This money is being invested into the Nanaimo Museums Endowment Fund. 

To view the timeline of Nanaimo from 1774 to 2000 click here.

To purchase a copy of Jan Peterson's book, please call the Nanaimo Museum at 250.753.1821 or email info@nanaimomuseum.ca.

Included on our site are many links to historical resources that our curatorial staff have used in aide for research. To view some of the resources used be sure to visit the Research Links and Museum Links pages.   

Interested in finding out more about Nanaimo? 
 Visit our Tourism Links page for more information on what there is to discover in Nanaimo. 

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