Here now is an image from the museum’s newest award-winning book Step into Wilderness – A Pictorial History of Outdoor Exploration in and around the Comox Valley.

Photo credit: Community organizations would often organize picnics at which sports were a feature. At this 1926 board of trade picnic, Dorothy Hames, Nora Lloyd, Daisy Kerton and Gwen Fairbairn race on the sand.

Photo: CDM Stubbs Collection. Inside cover.