Join us at the Villa on Thursday, February 15 at 7:30pm to hear Stuart Stark’s lecture Travels with the Roscoes: Amazing Journeys.
During the 1860s & 1870s, the Roscoes of Ross Bay Villa travelled frequently between Victoria and Britain, Ottawa, Switzerland and locally to Nanaimo and mainland British Columbia. Historian and retired heritage architectural consultant Stuart Stark delves into these excursions and examines the routes, conveyances, hotels, cities, and sights that these intrepid travelers experienced 150 years ago. Adventure with the Roscoes from the comfort of your chair in the family’s restored Victoria home.
Illustrated lecture. Tickets are $10 and are only available online at http://tinyurl.com/yc63hx8b . You must book in advance to reserve your space. Don’t delay. This event will sell out.