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Welcome to the Colchester Historical Society!
Explore Colchester’s past and present today.
Research your roots in the Archives.

Public lecture Thursday October 23 at 7:30pm. Bob Kroll – Putting a Face On the Past


Prolific author Bob Kroll will be on hand to discuss “Putting a Face on the Past”. Mr. Kroll is the author of many books on Nova Scotia history, including; Scamps and Scoundrels, Rogues & Rascals, and Intimate Fragments.

A Night of Ghost Stories. Thursday, October 30 at 7:00pm

A Night of Ghost Stories. Thursday, October 30 at 7:00pm

$5 per person, age 13 years and above only. For more info call Amanda at (902)-673-3120.

World War 1 lecture series. October 18 to November 4.

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We will be hosting 5 different lectures regarding WW1 over a number of dates. Click on the title above to find the schedule and topics!

Knit-In 15th of each month from September to June, 1:30pm to 7:30pm


On the 15th of each month, drop by with a knitting project, learn new skills & patterns, and hang out with fellow knitters! Beginners and experts welcome.

Annual Christmas Craft Sale. November 22nd 9am-4pm.

Annual Christmas Craft Sale. November 22nd 9am-4pm.

Craft tables will be set up at both the Colchester Historeum and the Truro Fire Hall. To book a table please stop by the Colchester Historeum or contact Amanda Hatfield at (902) 673-3120 or ajmhatfield@gmail.com

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.

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