Princeton Museum & Archives Legacy Fund

Princeton & District Museum and Archives Society is committed to protecting, preserving, restoring and collecting items pertaining to the history of Princeton and the surrounding area. PDMA is proud of its volunteerism and community support.

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In its 65 years of operations, PDMA has evolved from a small group of dedicated citizens interested in preserving the area history to the current structure of a registered charity and BC Society.

1958 – Established in small log cabin

1970 – Incorporated as Princeton and District Pioneer Museum

1971 – Town of Princeton constructed new Library/Museum building

1983 – Name changed to Princeton and District Museum and Archives Society

1985 – Construction of Livery Stables and Farm Implement Shed

1999 – Joe Pollard Wing constructed to house 40,000 fossils and minerals

2011 – The Town provided for the PDMA to have fulluse of the entire main floor and basement of the building to display, andstore, the collections.

Contributing to the Princeton Museum & Archives Legacy Fund will help build sustainability for the future so the Society can continue to collect, protect, restore and preserve the invaluable records of the past.

The Society is gratified to have the support of the Upper Similkameen Indian Band, on whose unceded territory we are situated, and currently cares for their historical belongings