The Seaforth Highlanders of Canada Museum is currently piloting their First World War Education Program. Aimed at students ages 14-18 (grades 9-12), this program includes a battlefield reconnaissance activity, artifact handling, and an examination of the cost of war. Students will learn about pre-war Vancouver, what it took to be a soldier during World War I, and conditions in the trenches of the First World War.
Vimy 1917: Featured Exhibit
Vimy Ridge was the Seaforth Highlanders’ costliest victory of the First World War. On the night of April 8th, 1917, the Seaforths filed into Gobron Tunnel to await the morning’s assault on Vimy Ridge. It was Easter Sunday, and it began to snow...