Tea in the Garden

Enjoy homemade biscuits, jam, sweets, tea and coffee. $6.00 per person, reservations are appreciated, but not required. The Colchester Historeum is a building with friendly accommodations, including a ramp and appropriate washroom facilities. If anyone does not feel comfortable with the garden setting, we are happy to provide an accessible indoor option. Come rain or … Continue reading Join us for Tea in the Garden, every Wednesday, July 20th – August 24th, 1pm-3pm

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On June 30, 2016, three members of the former IODE Colchester Chapter presented their standards to the CHS for on going use at special events and in exhibits. This chapter actively served the IODE role in Colchester for seventy-five years from 1940 until 2015. The three representatives making the presentation were left to right: June … Continue reading Flag Presentation to the Colchester Historical Society – Just in time for Canada Day Open House

Join Cumberland-Colchester MP Bill Casey for a presentation on the Acadians of Beaubassin and the British march through Cumberland and Colchester to Tatamagouche and back to Old Barns in 1755. Bill will present the story of the area in the 18th century as well as the efforts to preserve and explore the archaeology of the … Continue reading Wednesday, July 27 at 7:00 pm, MP Bill Casey presents “The Exile Begins: The Story of the Acadians of Beaubassin”

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Lunenburg native David Mossman is a retired geologist, author and professor emeritus at Mt. Allison University. Prohibition in the USA lasted from 1921-33 but rum-running lasted until 1938. Come to hear details on this very profitable and exciting period for many living along the coasts of Atlantic Canada, including members of Mossman’s family. Everyone welcome. Non-members … Continue reading Thursday, September 22 at 7:30pm Oceans of Rum presented by David Mossman