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March 16, 2015 Family Friendly March Break Activities


At the Colchester Historeum- “An Introduction to the Wonders of Flight” – All school age children welcome to build your own plane and fly it. Drop by with a knitting project, learn new skills & patterns, and talk about knitting. Beginners and experts welcome.

Knit-In March 16, 1:30pm to 7:30pm


On the 16th February and March, drop by with a knitting project, learn new skills & patterns, and hang out with fellow knitters! Beginners and experts welcome.

Ongoing events: Canasta and Used books 2015


Canasta: Thursdays from 1pm to 3pm
Used Book Sale: Saturdays from 10am to 1pm

Colchester Historeum Fundraisers!


The Colchester Historeum has a number of fun fundraising activities such as a charity auction, and a 50/50 draw. We have set up a special Facebook page, to learn more click on the “Charity Auction” photo on the right.

60th Anniversary Magazine sign up. Free for members to receive by email!

Celebrating 60 years

In honour of the Colchester Historical Society’s 60th Anniversary our volunteers have compiled a special magazine highlighting stories and pictures from the past 60 years. The magazine is expected to be ready for distribution by the end of April. There are 2 ways to request a copy of this magazine. If you are a Colchester […]

Exhibit opening Sunday, February 1 at 2pm. “Colchester Keeps in Touch”

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Colchester Keeps in Touch – the stories behind our mail, post offices, stagecoaches, inns and livery stables. This exhibit will trace the development of some of the ways we kept in touch from the 18th century until the present.

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