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“Every whit a Scotsman” a public lecture Thursday March 26 at 7:30pm

“Every whit a Scotsman” a public lecture Thursday March 26 at 7:30pm

This lecture by Historians Carol Campbell and Jim Smith is the annual Dawson Lecture sponsored by The Little White Schoolhouse Museum. The topic of conversation will be “Alexander Forrester: the Scottish Years, 1805 -1848″

Spring Heritage Luncheon cancelled

Spring Heritage Luncheon cancelled

Our spring heritage luncheon which had been scheduled for April has been cancelled.

Knit-In on the 15th of each month. 1:30pm to 7:30pm

Knit-In on the 15th of each month. 1:30pm to 7:30pm

Drop by with a project, learn new skills & patterns, and talk about knitting. Beginners and experts welcome. 1:30 pm – 7:30pm $2 admission, $5 meals available (4:30-5:30)

Ongoing events: Canasta and Used books 2015

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

Colchester Historeum Fundraisers!

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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 […]

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