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Shaking off controversies, Historic Trust refocuses on its mission as 25th anniversary approaches

By , Columbian Features Editor
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Members of the Sisters of Providence order gather in the Academy's auditorium (today's ballroom) in 1956 to celebrate their centennial. The school and orphanage closed in 1966. The Historic Trust bought the building in 2015.
Members of the Sisters of Providence order gather in the Academy's auditorium (today's ballroom) in 1956 to celebrate their centennial. The school and orphanage closed in 1966. The Historic Trust bought the building in 2015. (Contributed by Providence Archives) Photo Gallery

The organization that holds the keys to some of Vancouver’s most iconic historical properties will celebrate its 25th anniversary on Oct. 12.

Yet the Historic Trust’s own recent history has been rocky — from a 2013 flap with the National Park Service over managing Pearson Air Museum, to the more recent cancellation

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