Alex Matheson Family

In the spring of 1906 Alex Matheson and his brother-in-law, Robert McBeath, arrived in Canada from Dornich, Scotland. They were following Douglas and Sam McBeath who had immigrated to Canada while Alex Matheson preceded to Calgary where he found work in his own trade as a tailor. Within a short period, he read in a…

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Memories of Beavermouth, BC

The following the memories are from Clark Peters. He sent them to the Golden Museum by e-mail and is pleased for us to share them with the community. He is referring to articles he read in Golden Memories a history book about Golden and area. I found your stories of Beavermouth very enjoyable and I…

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Golden, BC Court House

The first government services building in our district was built in Donald in 1884 and served a wide area, so large in fact that it wasn’t long before a modern building had to be erected to accommodate the growing needs of the area. The building was finished in 1890. The courthouse would have stood in…

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Golden’s Heritage Register of Buildings & Monuments

Without a bylaw in effect to protect the homes of historic significance in Golden it is really easy for people to tear down old homes and make way for new ones. In 2002 the Golden Museum published a list of buildings that they considered to have historic significance to the people of the area. If…

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