WELCOME – Come to Our Next 1st Thursday Speaker Event

 (From left to right, top to bottom: undated Mother Joseph photo, Providence Academy in June 1964, undated photo of Mother Joseph painting, 1980 photo of Mother Joseph’s statue at Statuary Hall in Washington D. C., and an undated sketch of St. Joseph Hospital – founded by Mother Joseph.)

Celebrating Mother Joseph’s Legacy

CCHM Honors Women’s History Month – Join us in celebrating the life and work of Mother Joseph, a Vancouver icon. Even after passing 116 years ago, her impact on our community and county remains, as she is still one of the most recognized Vancouver leaders.

We will be hosting a panel discussion on how Mother Joseph’s impacted SW Washington, featuring:

  • Richard Burrows, Director of Community Outreach & Programs for The Historic Trust – Mother Joseph and the Providence Academy
  • Paul Demmings, Historian for the Proto-Cathedral of St. James the Greater Historical Society – Mother Joseph and the Proto-Cathedral of St. James the Greater
  • Klaras D. Ihnken & Carolyn Pleny, Providence Academy Alumni – Mother Joseph’s Legacy at Providence Academy
  • Pat Jollota, Local Historian and Author –  Mother Joseph’s Life

General admission is $5.00, $4.00 for seniors and students, $3.00 for children under 18, and FREE with a CCHM membership. Doors open at 5:00pm; event begins at 7:00 pm. Seating is limited, so please get there early.

For more information, please contact us at (360) 993-5679 or by email.

CCHMS is committed to responsible collections stewardship, innovative collaboration and inspiring exhibitions and programs that engage the community in an exploration of Clark County’s past, present and future.