Will the real Fife please stand up?

map displaying all locations named Fife in the world

Not long ago, I received a message from someone looking for information on a photo of a building in Fife – not one that looked familiar, and a bit older than what we are used to. After a few questions, it turned out the gentleman was asking about a building in Fife, British Columbia, not…

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2024 Fife History Museum Events

2024 Fife Community Car Show Poster - June 30th, 2024

Browse our list of events to see which ones you would like to attend this season! Annual Membership Meeting: April 10th Join us at the annual membership meeting to meet your board members, hear about future plans, and find out how you can participate. Fife Community Car Show: June 30th 9AM – 2PM The 16th…

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Fife History Museum Demonstrates Antique Nail Sorter

We demo an antique nail sorter! There are no instructions or information on the nail sorter online, so we decided to pull one out of storage, set it up, and see what we can make happen. We set the nail sorter up according to photos we found on auction sites and then played around with…

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Vintage Advice for Women

retro, woman, advice

It turns out that you need look no further than vintage magazines to appreciate just how far women have come since your mother’s and grandmother’s generations. We’re not entirely sure how they managed to stay sane with advice like this. You thought you could just bring a fun novel on vacation? We think not. “While…

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Historical Documentaries for an Educational Night In

scene from Ken Burns' Prohibition

No weekend plans? Try one of these historical documentaries. Most of these are currently streaming on Netflix, Amazon Prime, or PBS. Won’t You Be My Neighbor The feel-good documentary of last year is filled with memories of how he navigated turbulent events during his tenure as one of America’s most popular television hosts. Watch with…

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10 Japanese American Internment Books to Read

soldier hanging exclusion order sign

We’ve found 10 Japanese American internment books for you to read to learn more about what happened during WWII to our local Fife citizens and beyond. All of these books are currently available on Amazon and via local bookstores. Personal Justice Denied This book is the official report of the commission formed in the 1980s…

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Welcome to the Fife Historical Society Blog!

Hi there! My name is Julie Watts, and I’m the Managing Director of the Fife Historical Society. I manage the day to day operations for the Fife History Museum and our rental venue, the Dacca Barn. I have the help of several volunteers and my Board of Directors. Currently, our Board consists of the following…

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