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

Tea in the Garden, every Wednesday in July and 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.

Nova Scotia Provincial Exhibition Grounds Barrel-Making Demonstration Thursday July 24, 10am to 3:30pm


The NSPE Farm Equipment Museum, in partnership with Ross Farm and the Dalhousie University Agricultural Campus Open House will be hosting a barrel-making demonstration at the Farm Equipment Museum.
Stop by to learn the art of barrel-making and explore the history of farming in Colchester County.

Hiking Through History. Sunday, July 27 at 10:00am

Hiking Through History. Sunday, July 27 at 10:00am

Join us for a hike through our historical agricultural land in Great Village. $5/person. Proceeds go to the Historical Society.
The hike is rated easy, no hills. All ages welcome!
Please email ajmhatfield@gmail.com or call 673-3120 to register.

Photo Scavenger Hunt now open for Summer 2014!


We are putting on our Photo Scavenger hunt, only this year is going to be even better! There will be some new locaions, as well as some of the old favorites. The rules are the same, you must complete each challange, and at the end put your photo’s together in a creative presentable way. Contest is open all summer, and the contest itself will end August 21. Judging and prizes will be complete on August 23. So come down to the Colchester Historeum, sign-up and get your list! Cost is $2 to participate.

Wild Blueberry Dessert Night. Friday, August 2 at 7pm. Tickets are $10 each.

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An evening dedicated to delicious wild blueberry desserts. Tickets on sale now at the Colchester Historeum.

$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.

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