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Daniel Francis receives the BCHF Community History Award


Posted: Thursday, June 15, 2017 at 11:10am

Congratulations to Daniel Francis, who was awarded the British Columbia Historical Federation's Community History Award for his latest book, Where Mountains Meet the Sea: An Illustrated History of the District of North Vancouver. Francis was presented with the award, which recognizes valued collections of local history and research in a particular area, at the Book Awards Gala at the BCHF Annual Conference on May 27, 2017.

Where Mountains Meet the Sea commemorates the 125th anniversary of the District of North Vancouver's incorporation as a municipality. Combining hundreds of illustrations with the personal accounts of residents and a lively text, the book presents the story of North Vancouver in all its colour and complexity.

Daniel Francis is a historian and author of over twenty books, and an editor of the Encyclopedia of British Columbia. Francis lives in North Vancouver, BC.