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Tea in the Garden, every Wednesday in August from 1pm to 3pm.


Tea in the Garden will be served on the north lawn each Wednesday afternoon in July and August, cost of $6 per person. If you are interested in volunteering for this event (baking, set up, serving) please contact Jessica at 895-6284.

Historeum Closed Monday Sept 1, 2014. Archives closed Saturday, Aug 30.

Historeum Closed Monday Sept 1, 2014. Archives closed Saturday, Aug 30.

The Colchester Historeum will be closed Monday, September 1st for the Labour Day holiday. The Archives will be closed Saturday, August 30.

Knit-In 15th of September from 1pm to 5pm


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

$100 Gift Card to Molly’s Dairy Bar and Abbie’s Cafe. Draw date: Sept 25, 2014


Enter to win $100 worth of gift certificates to Molly’s Dairy Bar and Abbie’s Cafe. Tickets are available at the Colchester Historeum at $1 each or 6 tickets for $5. License No.: AGD-10408914.

I’m Moving on: the Legacy of Hank Snow. Thursday, September 25 at 7:30pm

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A public lecture by author Vernon Oickle about one of Nova Scotia’s most famous exports, Hank Snow. Mr. Oickle is editor of The Lunenburg County Progress Bulletin.

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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