Lunch and Learn Series: Fernie At War

Event Date(s): 
Friday, September 14, 2018
12:00pm - 1:00pm

Fernie entered the First World War in 1914 with optimism and a sense of pride - it emerged 5 years later having experienced staggering losses and multiple controversies tearing the community apart, including the internment of enemy aliens in a camp located at Morrissey, BC. In his new book, Fernie At War: 1914 - 1919, author Wayne Norton explores what it meant to live in Fernie during those confusing and divisive years.

Includes lunch (soup, sandwich, tea/coffee, dessert) and author talk. Wayne will also be availabe to sign his book after the talk (books available, $24.95). 

WAYNE NORTON is a writer and historical consultant now living in Victoria, BC. He hwas written extensively on a variety of topics and has published with the Globe and Mail and the Vancouver Sun among others, and has written several books and articles on the Elk Valley.


Fernie Heritage Library


Advance tickets only. Tickets can be purchased online or at the Fernie Museum.